The Q&A Archives: Children's Nature Garden

Question: We are 3 teachers in an occupational school (child care, horticulture& carpentry) that would like ideas/plans for a children's nature garden and suggestions for funding that we could apply for. We teach special education high school students and run a preschool also. Thanking you in advance,

Answer: A really good place to glean ideas is through your local cooperative extension office. Master Gardeners and 4-H Leaders have curricula they can share, along with design ideas. The following websites can also provide ideas:

Information for grants can be found here:

Just keep talking to everyone you can about the project and asking local gardening clubs for help/ideas. Gardeners are always happy to help!

Good luck with your project!

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