0 Items
GrowLab: A Complete Guide to Gardening in the Classroom
Topic: plant science, edibles, nutrition, getting started
Grade Level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8
Location(s): Indoor
Season: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
GrowLab Complete Guide
Curriculum Book
This book includes comprehensive information to help you in successfully raising vegetables, flowers, and herbs to maturity in the classroom along with ideas for creative classroom projects and interdisciplinary activity ideas to help you integrate the garden into your curriculum.
    • GrowLab: A Complete Guide to Gardening in the Classroom

      • Stress-free indoor gardening!
      • Includes step-by-step instructions for setting up an indoor garden
      • Engage students in gardening year round

    GrowLab: A Complete Guide provides the how-to details for you to begin an indoor garden. Indoor gardens allow you to engage students in hands-on, plant-based activities year round, regardless of the weather. It includes comprehensive information to help you in successfully raising vegetables, flowers, and herbs to maturity in the classroom along with ideas for creative classroom projects and interdisciplinary activity ideas to help you integrate the garden into your curriculum.

    This guide provides you with step-by-step instructions for setting up an indoor garden including:

    • how to pick the best site.
    • a comparison of different indoor gardening techniques including window gardens, DIY light gardens and prefabricated light gardens.
    • a full list of the basic materials and supplies needed.
    • recommended plant list for indoor gardens.
    • proper planting techniques and care instructions.
    • tips for avoiding and tackling problems such as plant pests and disease.

    GrowLab: A Complete Guide is designed to help you create a positive and stress-free indoor gardening experience.

    View a sample activity on growing houseplant cuttings, bulbs, and tubers.

    All of KidsGardening curriculum is sold through Gardener's Supply Company.

    Schools and educational institutions can receive a 25% discount off the regular retail price for items from Gardener’s Supply (discount cannot be applied on top of other discounts). To take advantage of this discount, you must contact Stephanie Gueldner by email or at 802-861-7127 or 888-560-1037. Please mention source code KGO2022.

    Related Resources

    Excited to garden with kids?

    Explore more resources, discover funding opportunities, ask questions, and learn with other gardeners in the Kids Garden Community. Join FREE today to start connecting, sharing, and growing with educators and parents just like you!

    Send to a Friend


    Pollinator Pals Activity Book
    Subscribe to Download

    Subscribe to our FREE monthly newsletter to download this resource.