These organizations are based in Georgia and other southeastern states. Be aware that gardening conditions can vary significantly, even within a region. Therefore, information from other locations may be less applicable than sources geographically closer to your own garden.
- Gardening Plans for Georgia Schools (doc)
Gardening information primarily for northern Georgia, covers gardening tips from August to May of the school year.
- Vegetable Gardening in Georgia
UGA Extension guide on vegetable gardening in Georgia
- Fruits and Vegetables Publications
UGA Extension plant-specific publications for producing garden fruits and vegetables
- Mulching Vegetables
UGA Extension publication on choosing the right mulch
Georgia Organics – Edible School Gardens
If you’re just getting started putting in a school garden, these resources can help you plan, build, and budget for long term success.
Seed packets will tell you how deep to plant each type of seed, and how much room to leave in between seeds.
Once you’ve got your garden started, you want to keep it going!
Once students have grown delicious food, they should eat the literal fruits of their labors!