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NHSA Initiative
Gro More Good Garden Grants
In partnership with the Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation
The Gro More Good webinar series shares information about how to create and sustain a successful Head Start garden program and highlights stories from successful programs across the country.

An Introduction to Gardening with Young Children

This first webinar will provide a broad overview of how to plan and sustain a successful garden educational program.


Support Nutrition Education with Edible Garden Programs

This webinar will provide an overview of how gardening activities can be used to promote the health and wellness of young children and their families.


The Therapeutic Value of Gardening for Children

This webinar will focus on the many therapeutic benefits of introducing gardens and nature to young children especially through sensory gardens and sensory-based learning activities.


Fall in the Head Start Garden

This webinar includes Seasonal gardening ideas including suggested plant lists, Sample lessons from the SEEDS Curriculum by the Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center, Recipes young children can help make using seasonal produce, Tips from past Gro More Good Head Start Garden Grant Winners.


Winter in the Head Start Garden

During this second webinar of the series, we heard from Head Start gardening experts who shared a wide variety of tips and best practices for planning, planting and sustaining a garden during the winter season along with information on how to thoughtfully integrate the garden into your educational programming.

Upcoming Webinar: March 5, 2020
During this 3rd webinar of the series, we will hear from gardening experts who will share a wide variety of tips for gardening during spring.