This is so neat! You put in your zip code, and it tells you what plants you should be planting now. You can even look ahead a few months to plan out your garden!
20 ideas you can use over the autumn and winter terms – at home as well as in a school garden – to enjoy the outdoors all year round, with some special activities taken from Kathy James book The Garden Classroom.With ideas for bringing art, craft, science, math, literacy and play to your outdoor space I think you will love The Garden Classroom.
20 home / school garden ideas for autumn and winter
herb garden in sunken pots... keeps it nice and organized and keeps the herbs from spreading like crazy
How to plant garlic (one clove produces up to twenty more) - you can always have fresh garlic!
great site for starting a garden when your clueless
Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basil makes tomatoes even tastier links to great gardening with kids ideas
easy to grow veggies and herbs
The 576-square-foot plot produces veggies all summer for a family of four, with plenty left over to share. Tidy raised beds and gravel paths make it easy to care for.
Grow Houseplants from Kitchen Scraps: Avocado: Check out the link for plants from apples, citrus and pineapple!
5 Easy to Grow Mosquito-Repelling Plants