Unit 3

We recommend these excellent external resources for teaching youth about topics related to school gardens.

 Earthworm Farm. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service 
 How Fast Does It Rot. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service 
 It All Begins with Soil. Minnesota Garden Guide 
 Introduction to Soil Erosion. North Carolina State University. 4-H Plant and Soil Sciences. https://growforit.ces.ncsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/SoilToSeed_Lesson1.pdf?fwd=no 
 Soil Studies: Soil Particle Sizes. New York, State of Opportunity. Department of Environmental Conservation 
 What Lives In Your Soil. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service 
 Where Did Soil Go? NACD Soil Education. 2009. http://www.nacdnet.org 

Planting/Sowing Seeds

Plant Physiology

Insects, Pollinators, and Pests

Genetics and Classification


Other Types of Gardens
 ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ Creating Herb Gardens. Kidsgardening.org  ​​

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