School Gardening National News
2013 Give Thanks Edition
This fall stay up on youth gardening and JMG opportunities through the JMG Facebook page. For the rest of the month, post pictures or acknowledgements of THANKS to a volunteer or special source of help that makes your youth garden successful.
Throughout the month we'll select winners to receive free books from the JMG Garden Library
Last FB winner:
Michelle Noris in Texas!
The Great 2013 Plant
Parts Canned Food Drive
Learn & Serve this Holiday Season
Thanksgiving and the the holiday season is just around the corner. Why not combine your students' learning and CAN do enthusiasm with a true service-learning project?
Have your students collect canned goods for donation to a local food bank. BUT with this can drive your kids will collect and categorize each can recieved by each part of the plant (roots, stems, leaves, flower, fruit, and seeds). This service project will help create hunger awareness, aid with the problem in your local area and include a great lesson on plant parts. Get started!
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- Apply for state and national JMG awards and contests
- Eligible for winning monthly garden treat give-aways
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