School Gardening Getting StartedSeptember 26, 2018Written by Diane Chapeta Get Started with an On-Site Garden Looking to start a new garden project? You’re in the right place for resources and tips on how to build a sustainable, educational, and empowering place for students. Check out the links below! Getting Started: A Guide for Creating School Gardens as Outdoor Classrooms, Life Lab This comprehensive guide reviews how to built schoolwide support, select a site, and sustain the garden over time. School Garden Wizard, The National Botanic Garden A website to help you make the case for a school garden, plan for success, create your project, learn in the garden, and keep it growing! A Taste of Gardening, University of Illinois Extension Step by step basics on how to keep a garden flourishing. My First Garden, University of IL Extension This learning module is geared for 4th grade learners to help them explore the fundamental knowledge needed to grow a garden, then plan and execute their own project!