Hands-on Activities for Vegetable Gardening

Here are activities to try out:

Frequently Asked Vegetable Gardening QuestionsDr. Steve Reiners, Cornell University.

Garden Planning Activity

Learning Objective: 

Create a multi-year plan for a vegetable and herb garden including site selection and preparation, variety selection, season extension, container gardening and intensive gardening methods. This is an activity for you to do and keep in your Garden Journal or other form of gardening record keeping.  



Develop a garden planting plan and map for an entire season. The design can be for your own garden, a neighbor’s, or an imaginary one. It can be any size as long as it meets the below criteria:

  • Include at least eight different vegetables and herbs
  • Include approximate dates for when they will be planted and harvested 
  • Include at least one intensive gardening method (crop rotation, succession planting, season extension). 
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