Resources to Conduct a Creating and Sustaining Your School Garden Workshop

View the online version of this workshop at


Download a zipped file (3.6MB) of all CSYSG Workshop Handouts, Trainer Outlines (TO), and Supplementary Trainer Materials.

These files are organized in folders with titles that match each section of the workshop. Each section folder contains participant handouts, a trainer outline, and a section separator page. The Supplementary Materials Folder contains a sample workshop flier, cover sheets, workshop evaluation, packet table of contents, supply lists, and more. Also find a folder with tips for working with adult learners. Happy trainings!

Download a PDF (4.9MB) of all CSYSG Workshop Handouts

This file does not include trainer outlines or supplementary materials listed above. It is a print ready file of all workshop handouts with a section separators and a generic cover page.

Workshop PowerPoints

Download the School Garden Design PowerPoint and the Why School Gardens - Introduction to CSYSG PowerPoint Presentations. See downloads below.

Gardens for Learning Guide Book

This training is meant to be conducted with CSGN's Gardens for Learning: Creating and Sustaining Your School Garden guide book. Download or Purchase.

CSYSG Online Training Resources

Find additional web resources on gardening topics as well as school garden skills videos at

Looking for school garden instruction materials in Spanish?

Looking for freebies, fliers, and handouts to share at your school garden events


Free Handouts and Fliers to Promote School Gardens

See CSGN's list of fliers and freebies from partner organizations that compliment a school garden promotional event.


The CSYSG Workshop is part of the California School Garden Training Program which is funded by a California Department of Food and Agriculture Specialty Crop Block Grant. The program will train 1,500 people in creating and sustaining school gardens from 2012-2014.

Training partners include Life Lab, UC Davis Children's Garden Program, and The Resource Conservation District of Greater San Diego County, all in collaboration with the California School Garden Network.