- Containers suited to your available space
- Soil to fill the containers
- Seasonal seeds and plants to start
- Basic child-sized tools, eg trowels and watering cans
Gardening for Classroom Cooking
growing for the children and the staff to use for cooking and snacking, from salad greens to strawberries.
Plant edibles that grow in multiple colors, such as chard, beets, and carrots. Or, veggies in all colors of the rainbow.
Aromatic herbs suitable for honoring Havdallah, such as lemon verbena, scented geraniums, lavenders, thymes, rosemary, mints.
Tu B'Shvat to Pesach Garden
Parsley, radishes and lettuces planted at Tu B'Shvat in time for Pesach
"Chicken Soup" Garden
Favorite ingredients, such as parsley, carrots, onions, parsnips, dill and celery
"Biblical Grains" Garden
Wheat and Barley, planted early in the school year so the wheat can be harvested to make matzah
Gardens to tie in with such favorite books as
Growing Vegetable Soup Garden / Lois Ehlert
onions, carrots, zucchini, peppers
Tops and Bottoms Garden / Janet Stevens
To emphasize the different parts of plants we eat, eg lettuce leaves vs. carrot roots
Tales of Peter Rabbit Garden / Beatrice Potter
All of Peter's favorites
Together we can design a workshop based on your group's interests.
For my current hands-on workshops, I provide the materials as well
as an informational handout;
-Herb and Vegetable Container Gardening
Fun gardening activities designed with and for your group's interests and needs, wherever you meet