Teachers Garden Club is the best online program for elementary teachers (grades 1 to 8) to grow magically successful & easily sustainable school gardens.
The assistance on setting up a school garden - knowing what to plant and how to harvest - learning about a sub-irrigation system and the importance of starting indoors and hardening off were the parts I really enjoyed in the program. It was really helpful to have the peace of mind and to know that I don't have to have the entire plan ready. I just followed the weekly assignments and worried about nothing else.
Laura Tzogas, Grade 3 Teacher
Loved how interactive the lessons were. allowing and encouraging my students to get their hands dirty. And the results were amazing when we came back to school in fall! Wow... we were all very impressed with how the garden turned out. The community engagement plan that we got in the program and used to engage the community obviously worked really well. I was away the entire summer and I can't believe how well the community took care of the garden for us. AMAZING!
Rachel Donald, Grade 5 Teacher
1-On-1 Coaching via Video Conference
My passion is to make School Gardens happen, but not at any cost!
I'm on a mission to put a school garden in every school, with ease for the teachers and fun and tons of learning for the students.
I have been building school gardens in private and public schools and training and supporting teachers to do it with ease, onsite and online, since 2013, with raving success!
I am the creator of D.C.P. School Gardening Formula which is the result of my years of experience and my Major Project Research on the obstacles in the way of school gardening, developed during my Masters in Environmental Studies. My focus was, is and always will be on food justice and my bet is on education!
Q: What if I do some research and figure this out on my own before it's time to grow the garden?
underestimating growing a school garden usually results in
1. No school garden at all or...
2. A school garden that's abandoned after a season or two due to overwhelm.
You don't have to learn this the hard way!
How much time do you estimate you will need to spend on researching this in the ocean of internet filled with contradicting mix of good and bad advice? And how much do you value your personal time?
The truth is no matter how much time you spend, all the good advice you find, put together, won't possibly give you a proven step by step plan that's coherent and guaranteed to work.
How about paying only 60 cents a day and receiving a step by step proven system of design, curriculum and planning with 24/7 email support, once a month live q&a, seasonal 1-on-1 coaching and the community of like-minded teachers from all over the world?
Q: Is Teachers Garden Club a good fit for HOMESCHOOLING parents?
No! It’s for day-school teachers who want to grow school gardens at the school.
Q: Is there a long term commitment?
If you enroll through the monthly plan, you pay per month and any time you decide to cancel your subscription, you pay no more and will have access to the end of the period you paid for.
Same with annual plan; you can cancel at any time and will have access till the end of the year that you’ve paid for.
Q: What’s your refund policy?
60 days money back guarantee. 100%! No questions asked! Simply send us an email and we will refund your money.
Q: What’s covered in the club?
Everything about how to Design, write Curriculum for and Plan for a school garden (D.C.P. School Gardening System) year round.
How to plan for summer maintenance too.
Seasonal timely step by step guides on how, what, when and where of school gardening.
Q: What type of support do you provide inside the club?
- 48-hour response to any questions by email from me directly
- I hold monthly online office hours on zoom. You can pop in and ask your questions and pop out at any time during that fix hour.
- Seasonal 1 hour one-on-one coaching with me. You book a time with me 4 times a year, once per season and you and I can talk school gardens all hour.
- Exclusive access to a private Facebook group of Teachers Garden Club students.
Q: Any bonuses?
1. You get a garden buddy discount of 20%. Is there another teacher who would be perfect to have beside you in the garden at your school? Refer for a 20% discount on yours and your colleague's membership fee.
2. Exclusive access to School Gardens with Ease 2020 which will be taken down tonight at midnight, for the public.
Q: Will the fee ever go up?
Not for the existing members, ever!
If you cancel and want to join at a later date, you will have to pay whatever price is, at that point.
Q: Can I enroll as monthly and then switch to annual?
Yes! You have the option to switch to annual plan for 3 moths, and still get the 2 months discount. After 3 months then you will have to stay with the monthly plan.
What if I have more questions?
I'm here for you. Just email me at Leilam@kidsgrowingcity.ca and I will answer your questions as soon as possible.