to keep the same sets at each table. While Byron was at Walmart, I ran to Bloomers and picked up all of the centerpieces. They turned out really beautiful and depicted the red rock and flowers of southern Utah, but they went a couple hundred...
This initiative was funded by a variety of state agencies to link nutrition education and
other studies with gardens in each of the state’s 8,000 public schools (Joseph, 2001).
California created a guide to support teachers titled, “A Childs...
care than others. Vegetable gardens, for example, will not work well in schools with
climates that do not have growing seasons that coincide with the school year.
School gardening covers a continuum of efforts to increase the...
associated with the integration of school gardens within the school system” (Graham,
Zidenberg-Cherr, 2005, p. 1797). In this study “teachers noted that the greatest barrier to
using the garden for academic instruction was time. Other...
reduce barriers. Teachers who were familiar with maintenance people were able to solicit
their input for planting opportunities (Coffee & Rivkin,1998). An obtained copy of the
physical plans for schools helped to avoid utility lines and other...
The most popular school gardens were vegetable and natural/native habitat. All
of the nine reporting suburban groups had a natural/native habitat and vegetable garden.
The second most frequently cited type of school garden in the suburban groups...
will need to have enlisted the support of district administrators with evidence that school
gardens are an academic tool that has improved teaching and learning.
Interviews with school districts for this survey provided numerous examples...
Assadourian, E. (2003). Cultivating the butterfly effect. World Watch, Jan/Feb 2003,
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Beckman, L. & Smith, C. (2008). An evaluation of inner-city youth...
• Hope grows Webquest combines math, science, language arts with a garden
• Junior Master Gardner Program created by Texas A & M,...
INVESTIGATION INTO EXISTING BARRIERS TO SCHOOL GARDENS IN
PUBLIC SUBURBAN SCHOOLS
Janelle Polet Perry
School District: ____________________ Suburb of:______________ Coded: _______