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Update, 2/21/2014:

The Florida School Garden Competition has a long history of recognizing schools for the great work they are doing integrating gardens and classroom education. 

We are in the process of restructuring the contest and hopefully growing it even bigger.  As a result, we will not be hosting the contest for the 2013/2014 school year.  Please check back later in 2014 for updates about the 2014/2015 school year. 

Until then, please use the resources on this site to help with your gardening activities.  Your local county Extension office can also provide you with information to help your garden thrive.  Keep up all the great work you do and good luck in your gardens.

Need Garden Help?

The Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association is offering professional assistance to schools setting up their gardening program. Contact us for more information.

April is National Garden Month!

To celebrate all the ways plants enhance our lives, April is National Garden Month. KidsGardening.org has a wealth of resources for both school gardening and gardening at home. More...

Garden Safety with Kids

Gardening is a great way to introduce kids to the world around them. Before letting kids garden, review these helpful safety tips. More...

Classroom Project: Hooked on Hummingbirds

Engage your students by enticing hummingbirds to your school garden. A well-planned hummingbird garden becomes a small but representative sample of the surrounding habitat.  More...

2006 Florida School Garden Competition Winners


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