New Classroom Skills With Hydroponic Gardening

Elementary school students are reinforcing new classroom skills with hydroponic gardening. In Nicole Dean’s first grade class at Tenth Street Elementary School, the six foot garden is inside.  Many schools, including Tenth Street have gardens  outside, but the...

Kids Grow Food with Hydroponics Farming

The classroom is the place for high tech gardening where kids grow food with hydroponics farming. At Palmquist Elementary School, students are growing plants without soil, fertilized by fish. They are learning how plants germinate, and to manage irrigation. They are...

The Legacy of a School Garden

Sixth graders are passing on the legacy of a school garden, grown from years of work, to a school which will now use the garden to potentially feed hundreds of people. For two years, the sixth grade students at Island View Elementary have worked on a garden project...

Therapeutic Horticulture for Special Needs Students

Therapeutic horticulture for special needs students is making a difference in the way some Knoxville Tennessee students are learning. Once a week, Austin-East High School’s special education class meets outdoors. They are part of a hands-on class at the University of...