Online training for garden educators to begin March 12 |

Online training for garden educators to begin March 12

Garden Themes for Learning Gardens is the program for this month’s garden-based education webinar scheduled for Mar. 12 from 4 to 4:30 p.m. CST/ 3 to 3:30 p.m. MST.

School teachers, afterschool and summer garden program leaders and helpers are all encouraged to participate. This is the third season of SDSU Extension’s webinar programs targeting teaching garden educators.

The program, presented by Chris Zdorovtsov, SDSU Extension Community Development Field Specialist, will feature learning theme ideas to help stir creative garden education. Zdorovtsov will provide curriculum suggestions to enhance the themes.

Webinars are scheduled on the second Wednesday of each month. To participate in the Webinar, visit and click the link within the event posting. Participants are encouraged to log in within 15 minutes of the specified time, especially when participating for the first time.

Save the date for this upcoming session:

Apr. 9, 4 to 4:30 p.m. CST: “The 2014 Backyard Biodiversity project and how to make it work for a youth garden,” presented by Amanda Bachmann, SDSU Extension Consumer Horticulture Field Specialist.

If you would like to receive more information on trainings and grant opportunities related to youth gardening programs or to exchanging questions and ideas with others involved in similar projects, e-mail Chris Zdorovtsovat to be added to the SDSU Youth Gardening LISTSERV. F

–SDSU Extension

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