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Gardening for Kids - Let's Make a Container Garden!

In this one-time course, students will learn the basics of growing food in a container garden by using paper towel tubes, shoeboxes, milk cartons and more. From number of seeds to harvesting, your child will learn how to make a garden grow!
Pernethyia Harmon
9 total reviews for this teacher
4 reviews for this class
Completed by 9 learners
year old learners
US Grade Level
learners per class


Charged upfront
Meets once
40 minute class

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Class Experience

Students will learn:
How to choose the right garden tools for their home garden
How to choose the right location 
How to choose the right plants (for their container choice)
How to maintain their garden, through proper watering, happy soil levels and great sunlight
Songs to remind them of different steps to garden. 
Students will need the following materials: paper towel tubes milk carton(s) 2L bottles scissors (preferably an adult with a box cutter) flowers, fruit, vegetables or herbs to plant watering can or cup filled with water dry towel seed starting mix (any brand is fine - if using seeds) small bag of garden soil (any brand is fine - if using plant starts) popsicle stick or tongue depressor permanent marker
40 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Pernethyia Harmon
Lives in the United States
Food & Flower Gardener, Loves Music and Dancing, Fun-Loving Mother, Disney World Fan and Enthusiastic Teacher of All Ages
9 total reviews
12 completed classes

About Me

Hi! I am so excited that you have looked into my profile. 
Being an educator in various fields for over 16 years has given me experience in many areas. 

I teach the following types of classes on Outschool:
- Food and Flower Gardening
- ELA -... 
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