School Garden – Planning the Nitty Gritty

So much about properly caring for a new school garden concerns the nitty, gritty nuts and bolts of who’s doing what and when and where are all the things kept?! Here are some questions and logistics to consider when you’re coordinating use of your school’s new garden. You might keep this info on a worksheet in…

Tree Care Basics

  Water Weekly For the first few years, watering is the most important thing you can do for your trees. Water 15-20 gallons a week May-Oct.  Fill the tree-gator bag, pour three or four large buckets or let the hose flow for 15 minutes. Water 2X a week in July and August. Cultivate and Fertilize…

Getting your Playground Committee Started

Who should be a part of your playground committee? Having a diverse set of networks and skill sets on your committee will set up your playground for success. A few of the skills you may want to consider are fundraising, event planning, gardening and maintenance, and scheduling. A Guide to Getting Your Playground Committee Started: …