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School Garden Resources:
Tending Your Garden

These resources can help with decisions on what to plant, when to plant, how deep and how far apart to plant, managing soil fertility and organic matter, mulching, watering, managing diseases, insects, and weeds, when to harvest, and a great deal of additional useful information.

University of Georgia Publications

All these publications are useful for tending gardens, with some resources specific for school gardens and others applicable to any type of garden setting.

Additional Resources

third gradersThese 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.