"I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing. - John 15:5

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

 

 

 

 

 

SCHOOL GARDENING RESOURCES:

 

Shields Publications

www.wormbooks.com

 

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.

 

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.

 

Kids Gardening

www.kidsgardening.org
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.

 

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.

 

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/