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Planting Community Chat Recording and Resources! 2/16/22

  • 1.  Planting Community Chat Recording and Resources! 2/16/22

    Posted 02-23-2022 11:58:00 AM
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    Hi! Another fantastic Community Chat last week, this time on planting considerations for youth gardens. The recording is attached (time stamp below) and I've added links to the many resources that were shared. Thank you to everyone who attended and shared questions in advance!

    Questions about anything covered in the Chat or not covered? Reply here or start a new thread.


    Timing of Planting

    Pest Management/Attracting Beneficial Insects

    Planting Wildflowers

    Engaging Groups of Kids in Planting

    Age Appropriate Gardening

    Soil Health

    Recording Time Stamps

    8:40 - Extension agents! What do they do and how can you connect with them?

    14:20 - Planning for planting - tips for planning and how to determine planting dates

    20:30 - Tips for pest control/how to harvest a meaningful amount to share with a large group

    24:55 - Troubleshooting issues with planting wildflowers

    30:00 - Planting activities for groups of kids

    34:40 - Tips to help kids with plant/seed spacing

    43:20 - Soil health

    51:00 - Advice for planting if your program takes a break during the summer

    55:35 - Keeping weeds out of the garden without pesticides

    Amelia Dupuis
    Kids Garden Community Manager