Children’s Gardening Co.

Welcome to the Children’s Gardening Co., a cooperative that aims to inspire the next generation of gardeners and farmers. We believe that gardening is a fun and educational way for children to connect with nature, learn about where their food comes from, and develop important life skills.

Although we are just starting out, our website will be a hub of resources for parents, teachers, and anyone interested in gardening. We plan to offer a wide range of educational materials, including lesson plans, activities, and guides to help understand the science behind gardening and farming.

At the heart of our cooperative is a passion for inspiring families and empowering them to learn and grow along side the plants in their gardens.

Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or just starting out, we invite you to explore our website and join our community of like-minded individuals who are passionate about teaching children the joys of gardening.

Upcoming Events

Join us on Saturday May 13th for a fun filled event at our school.  Here’s what we have planned.

  • Garden Plant Sale (if you would like to preorder plants, email your order form to the Children’s Gardening Co. at [email protected]).  Email us if you have any questions.
  • Student & Community Vendors (Vendors Registration)
  • Carnival Games including our unique Mechanical Arcade
  • Silent Auction & Raffles
  • Evergreen Photobooth by Picture Pro Studios
  • Grace’s Kitchen Goodies
  • Evergreen Cookbook Release

The Spring Market will run from 11am to 4pm.  If you have preordered plants or would like to purchase plants in advance of the Saturday, we will be open on Friday May 12th from 3:30pm until 6:30pm.  Although we may not be fully set up, we invite to pick up your plants early.

Gardening Tips (Work In Progress) – Meet the Players

The Mighty Zuke

Zucchini, also known as courgette, is a summer squash that is both delicious and versatile. Believed to have originated in Mexico and Central America, zucchini has been enjoyed by cultures around the world for centuries. Today, there are many different varieties of zucchini, ranging in size, shape, and color. Whether you’re looking to grow your own zucchini or simply learn more about this beloved vegetable, our guide will provide you with all the information you need to get started. From soil preparation to pest control, and from harvesting to cooking, we’ll cover everything you need to know about the mighty zuke.

Click Here to Learn About the Might Zuke –> Growing Zucchini

The Resilient Tomato

The tomato is a fascinating fruit with a rich history dating back centuries. Originally shrouded in mystery and mistrust, the tomato’s journey to becoming a beloved kitchen staple is filled with intrigue and cultural significance. Understanding the tomato’s biology and genetics has allowed us to improve our growing techniques and produce more flavorful and nutritious fruits. In this guide, we’ll take a deep dive into the history of the tomato, explore the science behind its growth, offer tips for growing, and provide a range of delicious recipes that showcase the versatility and flavor of this beloved fruit.

Click Here to Learn About the Resilient Tomato –> Growing Tomato

The Spectacular Pepper

The pepper plant is a fascinating and versatile member of the nightshade family. With a rich history dating back thousands of years and a wide range of flavors and heat levels, peppers have captured the hearts and taste buds of people all over the world. From the fiery heat of the habanero to the sweet tang of the bell pepper, each variety of pepper offers a unique flavor profile and culinary experience. But there’s more to the pepper plant than just its taste. Understanding the science behind pepper growth and nutrition can help you cultivate the perfect crop and create delicious, healthy meals for your family and friends. In this guide, we’ll explore the history and science of the pepper plant, offer tips for growing and harvesting the best peppers, and provide a variety of delectable recipes that highlight the flavors and versatility of this beloved plant.

Click Here to Learn About the Spectacular Pepper –> Growing Pepper

The Vibrant Carrot

Imagine taking a bite into a crisp, fresh carrot. The satisfying crunch and sweet flavor make it hard to believe that this unassuming root vegetable was once revered for its medicinal properties. But that’s just one of the many fascinating facts about carrots. Did you know that they come in a variety of colors, from orange and yellow to purple and white? Or that they are packed with vitamins and minerals that can improve your eyesight, boost your immune system, and even help prevent cancer? In this in-depth exploration of the carrot, you’ll discover its fascinating history, its anatomy and growth habits, and its nutritional benefits. You’ll also learn how to grow your own carrots, as well as how to prepare them in a variety of delicious and healthy recipes. So join us on a journey of discovery as we explore the world of this humble yet mighty vegetable.

Click Here to Learn About the Vibrant Carrot–>  Growing Carrot