Grow Your Own!

Program Type: Garden Classrooms, Support Organization
Grade/Age: Kindergarten, Lower Elementary, Upper Elementary, Middle School, High School, College/University, Adults/Professionals
Number Served: 20,000-40,000
Year Founded: 2012

Grow Your Own! (GYO!) is The Ecology Center's community-building initiative dedicated to cultivating a sustainable food ecosystem and community. GYO! supports a growing network of over two dozen school gardens and their leaders with mentorship, trainings, curriculum, design support and resources to help create sustainable gardens and programing that are beautiful, educational, and functional, integrating essential elements of holistic ecological design. 

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Title Subject Resource Type Location Grade/Age

Transplanting Companions

  • Science
Lessons Garden
  • Grade 1

Raising Butterflies

  • Science
Lessons Garden
  • Grade 2

Building an Insect Hotel

  • Science
Lessons Academic Classroom
  • Grade 3

Making a Terrarium

  • Science
Lessons Garden, Academic Classroom
  • Grade 4

Learn About Mulch

  • Science
Lessons Garden
  • Grade 5

Beneficial Insects in the Garden

  • Science
Lessons Garden
  • Kindergarten

Garden Maintenance Best Practices

  • Professional Development
Program Management Garden
  • Adults/ Professionals

How to Plant a Cover Crop

  • Professional Development
Program Management
  • Adults/ Professionals

Cover Cropping Favorites

  • Professional Development
Program Management Garden
  • Adults/ Professionals

School Garden Tool Checklist

  • Professional Development
Program Management Garden
  • Adults/ Professionals

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Name Description

Margaret Hiesinger

Administrator
Last updated June 2, 2017