All Garden soil Content
Lesson about the importance of pollinators and the plants they interact with.
Youth will learn the different parts of plants that we eat, and how to use drying and freezing techniques to preserve foods for later use.
Lesson for youth to discover the characteristics of different soil types and how to make compost.
Lesson for youth to explore the many types of seeds that are eaten or grown and learn how they grow.
Introductory gardening lesson where youth will learn what plants need to grow and what fruits and vegetables grow in different seasons in South Dakota.
At the end of this lesson, participants will be able to list the most-common methods used to preserve fruits or vegetables.
The “Grow Getters” series consists of lessons and resources to engage youth and families in hands-on, at-home activities related to gardening—even without a garden!
Soil from gardens that were recently flooded may not be safe for growing fruit and vegetables this summer. Depending on the location, flood waters may contain contaminants or disease-causing organisms.
Our yards are all part of a greater ecosystem. By incorporating some best practices into your landscaping routine, your yard can develop healthier soil, support more pollinators, and reduce the need for pest control.
The seen and unseen worlds of invertebrates in our gardens offer an opportunity to understand how each organism plays a crucial role in the balance of our environment, whether they are good, bad, or even cute.