Workshops & Seminars

 

 

 

Vermicomposting Workshops & Seminars

 

Vermicomposting Workshops - Classroom workshops designed to meet your needs.
Interactive workshops designed to get students excited about the study of worms. Students have fun learning how to setup and maintain a Vermicomposter. Explore the basics of worm biology and other environmental issues. Students can take home their own mini-vermicomposter.


Vermicomposting Demonstration
A fun and comprehensive demonstration showing all the basics of vermicomposting:


  • Set-up
  • Feeding your worm bin
  • The harvest
  • Maintenance
  • Worm biology

 

 

Contact us today to book your Workshop.
Workshops will be provided by Ravenstar & The Worm Haus

Workshops begin July 17, 2010

 

 

 

 

 

SCHOOL GARDENING RESOURCES:

 

Shields Publications

www.wormbooks.com

 

Ravenstar Outdoors
education@ravenstaroutdoors.org

 

American Horticultural Society

www.ahs.org/youth_gardening/index.htm 
The American Horticultural Society offers financial resources, a national list of youth gardening organizations and curriculum, and a national registry of youth gardens.

 

The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids

www.almanac4kids.com

Today is the day to play tricks and practical jokes on people—if they fall for…The newest edition of Almanac for Kids is out! Tell your parents…

 

What’s That Bug?

www.whatsthatbug.com

 Site that will help identify household insects.

 

Aggie Horticulture Just for Kids

www.aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/kindergarden

Kid-friendly tips about plants and gardens, nutrition of garden products, composting, sociohorticulture (humans interacting with plants/gardens), and the outdoors in…

 

The Edible Schoolyard

www.edibleschoolyard.org 
The brainchild of Alice Water’s, this youth education program teaches children all about food, from field to table.

 

Junior Master Gardeners

www.jmgkids.com/index.k2 
An international youth gardening program of the University Cooperative Extension network, JMG provides tools to teach the world of gardening to youth in grades 3 - 5.

 

Kids Gardening

www.kidsgardening.com 
Kids Gardening is a resource for teachers, parents and the community with information on grants for youth gardens, curriculum, activities, and tips for parents.

 

School Garden Wizard

www.schoolgardenwizard.org 
Offers resources and a step-by-step template for teachers interested in starting a school garden.

 

Online Gardening Information

The Dirt Doctor - Howard Garrett

www.dirtdoctor.com 
Information on organic gardening in Texas, including pictures, an interactive forum, books for sale, and links to organic gardening sources near you.

 

Green Corn Project

www.greencornproject.org 
The Green Corn Project educates and assists Central Texans in growing organic food gardens at homes, schools, and community centers.

 

Organic Gardening

www.organicgardening.com 
Published by Rodale, this monthly publication offers free gardening advice online.

 

Texas A&M University Plant Answers

aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/plantanswers 
Plant Answers is a searchable database of information on plants, from vegetables to roses.

 

Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association

www.tofga.org 
Information on organic gardening & sustainable farming in Texas.

 

Texas Parks and Wildlife

www.tpwd.state.tx.us/
Information on native and naturalized plants used for landscape restoration, erosion control, and wildlife use.

 

Mill Race Garden Centre

http://www.millracegardencentre.co.uk/

More Than Just A Garden Centre

 

Kids Guide To Planting A Flower Garden

http://www.avasflowers.net/kids-guide-to-planting-a-flower-garden

 

Home Gardening Guide for Your Family
http://www.homeadvisor.com/r/home-gardening-guide-for-your-family/