Resources for Creating and Sustaining School Gardens

Train other in the CSYSG Workshop

The following resources were created to support the Creating and Sustaining Your School Garden Workshop (CSYSG). Follow the links below to help you plan, implement, and care for your garden.

Visit the Event Calendar to view upcoming school garden workshop offerings. To be notified of upcoming CSYSG workshops join the CSGN.

The CSYSG workshop materials consist of the following free resources:

Download CSGN's complete guide book, Gardens for Learning: Creating and Sustaining Your School Garden.

Creating and Sustaining Your School Garden Topics

Visit each page below for handouts, videos and additional links on each topic from the book and the training, "Creating and Sustaining Your School Garden."

Looking for school garden instruction materials in Spanish?

CSYSG's "Why School Gardens Presentation"

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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 trained 1,700+ 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.