Teacher ResourcesOn this page, we include information that we hope will be useful to teachers as they use the garden to support their classroom activities. If you have any questions or would like to see additional information on this page, please let the garden coordinators know!Radio Park Teacher Kimber Hershberger put together ideas on what to do and how to get children engaged with a school garden. Great ideas! Click on the Kimber's Garden Lesson Link below!
Garden projects for the Classroom: Molly Sturniolo put together a great presentation on different projects teachers can do in the classroom, and lessons you can learn from them. Click on the "Classroom Garden Projects" item below!Gardening with Children - a brochure on the value of gardening with children: Click on this document link:Fruit and Vegetable Production Guides from the Penn State Cooperative Extension:All you ever wanted to know (and then some) about producing the best fruits, berries and vegetables for our area!
There are lots of weeds in the garden and if you know that something is a weed, please pull it and add it to the compost bin. If you are not sure, check this site for more information:
Our garden also serves as a home for many insects. We see different bugs during different times of the year. We will be adding links to this section to help identify bugs. For example, in the summer we usually have a crop of potato bugs. Here is a site explaining more about these hungry bugs:
Colorado Potato Beetle: http://www.ca.uky.edu/entomology/entfacts/ef312.asp
See our web link to the left or follow this link to the Penn State Cooperative Extension Site:
Last Modified on January 11, 2013