• Adrian Smith posted an update in the group Holler logo of School GardensSchool Gardens 9 months, 1 week ago

    Novice gardener here.

    If y’all have any tips how to keep your plants alive with minimal effort let me know! Or maybe recommend a plant that doesn’t need a lot of supervision.

  • Traci Tackett posted an update in the Holler Holler logo of School GardensSchool Gardens 2 years, 7 months ago

    The school garden at Pikeville Elementary School is unique in that we focus on Fall/Winter gardening! Not only are bugs less of a problem during the colder months, but watering is also less bothersome. However, the task of watering is quite intensive from August through September! My 6th grade class has identified this task as a problem worth…

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  • Traci Tackett posted an update in the Holler Holler logo of School GardensSchool Gardens 2 years, 8 months ago

    Our students at Pikeville Elementary have our school garden up and running. The turnips are peeking their white heads out of the soil and the kale is ready to be harvested for the cafeteria! Our gourds are drying on the vine and ready to be picked for future art projects. Stay tuned for updates throughout the Fall and Winter months!
  • Kim Sumner posted an update in the Holler Holler logo of School GardensSchool Gardens 2 years, 8 months ago

    In my Global Issues class, the students have been learning about the state of affairs in Eastern Kentucky. They read a New York Times article entitled, “What’s the Matter With Eastern Kentucky?” It’s the Economy by Annie Lowery and they also read a Kentucky Health Issues Poll concerning “The challenges Kentuckians face to improve their health.”…[Read more]

  • Kim Sumner posted an update in the Holler Holler logo of School GardensSchool Gardens 2 years, 8 months ago

    In my Global Issues class, the students have been learning about the state of affairs in Eastern Kentucky. They read a New York Times article entitled, “What’s the Matter With Eastern Kentucky?” It’s the Economy by Annie Lowery and they also read a Kentucky Health Issues Poll concerning “The challenges Kentuckians face to improve their health.”…[Read more]

  • Jeff posted an update in the Holler Holler logo of School GardensSchool Gardens 3 years, 1 month ago

    Students in Mrs. Jones’ Preschool class are getting their hands dirty learning about the importance of growing your own garden. Mrs. Jones was the recipient of one of the ARI Early Childhood Innovation Grant. It was a joy getting to watch the students…

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  • Traci Tackett posted an update in the Holler Holler logo of School GardensSchool Gardens 3 years, 2 months ago

    One of the resources on the Growing Appalachia website is garden labels that contain QR codes. Students can research the various plants while in the garden and also accommodates for small groups.

  • Traci Tackett posted an update in the Holler Holler logo of School GardensSchool Gardens 3 years, 2 months ago

    One of the resources on the Growing Appalachia website is garden labels that contain QR codes. Students can research the various plants while in the garden and also accommodates for small groups.

  • Traci Tackett posted an update in the Holler Holler logo of School GardensSchool Gardens 3 years, 2 months ago

    One of the resources on the Growing Appalachia website is garden labels that contain QR codes. Students can research the various plants while in the garden and also accommodates for small groups.

  • Traci Tackett posted an update in the Holler Holler logo of School GardensSchool Gardens 3 years, 2 months ago

    One of the resources on the Growing Appalachia website is garden labels that contain QR codes. Students can research the various plants while in the garden and also accommodates for small groups.
  • Traci Tackett posted an update in the Holler Holler logo of School GardensSchool Gardens 3 years, 2 months ago

    One of the resources on the Growing Appalachia website is garden labels that contain QR codes. Students can research the various plants while in the garden and also accommodates for small groups.
  • Traci Tackett posted an update in the Holler Holler logo of School GardensSchool Gardens 3 years, 2 months ago

    Another resource my CmPS team created for teachers who wish to implement gardening into their curriculum is a website titled, Growing Appalachia. Check it out and see the various resources available. aaroncrum.wix.com/phsgrowingappalachia

  • Traci Tackett posted an update in the Holler Holler logo of School GardensSchool Gardens 3 years, 2 months ago

    My Community Problem Solving team has worked to promote healthy eating habits and garden education. One resource they have made is this PSA. https://youtu.be/-Lu1XRWWCNY

  • Kelli Thompson posted an update in the Holler Holler logo of School GardensSchool Gardens 3 years, 5 months ago

    [bpfb_video]https://youtu.be/YeT57WvJWnU[/bpfb_video]

  • Kim Sumner posted an update in the Holler Holler logo of School GardensSchool Gardens 3 years, 8 months ago

    Is there a way to edit comments? After I posted I saw “They They?”

  • Kim Sumner posted an update in the Holler Holler logo of School GardensSchool Gardens 3 years, 8 months ago

    My high school Global Issues 1st period class are working on a project they’e entitled PROJECT: H.E.A.L. (Healthy Eating, Active Lifestyle) which involves growing their own winter garden. They They are using discarded wooden pallets for raised garden beds. We were able to purchase soil, seeds, and tools with a donation from our local Soil…[Read more]

  • Wouldn’t it be great if schools could grow their own gardens and be able to harvest and eat what they have grown? Any ideas?

  • Traci Tackett posted an update in the Holler Holler logo of School GardensSchool Gardens 3 years, 8 months ago

    At Pikeville Elementary School students have planted many Fall/Winter crops. These include: kale, lettuce, turnips, radishes, carrots, broccoli, cabbage, onions, peas, and lettuce. The Art Department is continuing the garden beautification process and the students are happy with the positive changes. The gourds that were planted last Spring are…[Read more]

  • Traci Tackett posted an update in the Holler Holler logo of School GardensSchool Gardens 4 years ago

    The past few weeks have been busy with transplanting the lettuce, mache’, and brassica mix we started in the greenhouse. We have also gotten the pollinator garden well under way and the students are watering the perennials and transplants to get them off to a good start. The students have harvested the final kale for school salads this week and…[Read more]

  • Traci Tackett posted an update in the Holler Holler logo of School GardensSchool Gardens 4 years ago

    We hosted a Falll/Winter garden workshop last Thursday, April 30. Here is the link if any of you are interested in learning how to implement the process at home or school.
    [bpfb_video]https://youtu.be/DSnnIGP8hxw[/bpfb_video]

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