Gardening, History, School Gardens

Part 3: Beginnings of the School Garden Movement

Photo Source:┬ácommons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:PSM_V52_D472_Children_working_in_the_george_putnam_school_garden.jpg It was the prevalence of successful school gardening and agricultural programs in Europe and Canada that encouraged the development of school gardens in America. Beginning with the Putnam School in Boston around 1890, school gardens across the country played an important role in the education and social development of countless American youth well… Continue reading Part 3: Beginnings of the School Garden Movement