Greenhouse Manual: An Introductory Guide for Educators

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The guide informs would-be greenhouse managers and educators as their schools explore ways to build new infrastructure or reinvest in existing greenhouse facilities. It supports educators every step of the way, including factors to consider before getting started, how to build a greenhouse program, and connections to education standards. The manual specifically targets the use of an educational greenhouse as: an alternative classroom for project-based learning, a setting to experiment with seedlings and cuttings, an indoor garden for growing herbs and vegetables, and an extension of an existing school garden program.

young student standing in greenhouse

The guide informs would-be greenhouse managers and educators as their schools explore ways to build new infrastructure or reinvest in existing greenhouse facilities. It supports educators every step of the way, including factors to consider before getting started, how to build a greenhouse program, and connections to education standards. The manual specifically targets the use of an educational greenhouse as: an alternative classroom for project-based learning, a setting to experiment with seedlings and cuttings, an indoor garden for growing herbs and vegetables, and an extension of an existing school garden program.