In honor of spring, here are 21 web sites that can provide teachers with ideas about how to build gardens at school and kindle students' interest in the pleasures of growing flowers and vegetables.


Actual gardening

1. Backyard Wildlife Habitat (http://www.nwf.org/habitats). Sponsored by the National Wildlife Federation, this site shows how to inventory, survey, and map a garden site; set goals for a project; acquire resources; and incorporate the local habitat into the curriculum. More than 1,100 schools have followed this formula and been declared Certified Schoolyard

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