in Metro Omaha:
community gardens with youth programs)
Gifford Park Neighborhood
Association Youth Garden
34th & Cass
City Sprouts Youth Gardening
40th & Seward
Highlander / Prospect Hill Kids'
28th Ave. between Indiana and Izard
African-American Heritage Garden
Kris Carter, neighborhood association president
Bryan Middle School Garden
8210 S. 42nd St.
Columbian Elementary School
330 S. 127th St.
Dundee Elementary School Garden:
Various themes: Peter Rabbit veggie garden, rainbow garden, etc.
310 N. 51st St.
Morton Magnet Middle School
Tomatoes and cucumbers
4606 Terrace Drive
Skyline Ranches Neighborhood
Association Kids' Garden Club
Omaha Food Bank donations, garden art focus, perennials
South of 210th & Dodge
UNL Extension in Douglas/Sarpy Counties,
Master Gardener advice and other information:
City Sprouts community garden:
Methodist "Big Garden" community gardens:
Omaha Council of Garden Clubs:
Exercise and nutrition for kids:
North Omaha community development:
North Omaha Neighborhood Association
Grown in North Omaha community garden advice and assistance
Environmental ed / annual school contest:
University of Nebraska:
Lancaster County UNL Extension:
Junior Master Gardener program:
General information, "My First Garden":
Gardening with children:
School garden ideas:
Beginning vegetable gardening:
Home vegetable gardening tutorial:
School Garden lesson plans, etc.:
Herb gardening (kids' activities about halfway down this page):
Omaha Farmers Market
Saturdays, May 1 through Oct. 9
8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
11th & Jackson Streets
Year-round, indoor farmers market
2634 S. 156th Circle
Stock Seed Company
Prairie grasses and flowers;
Summer or early fall field trips are best
Call ahead and talk to Janell
Allwine Prairie Preserve
14810 State St.
T.L. Davis Prairie
245th Street south of Q Street
Visits arranged through preserve manager:
Fontenelle Nature Association
Omaha Botanical Center
100 Bancroft St.
Sass Memorial Iris Garden
Greater Omaha Iris Society
Mahoney State Park near Ashland, Neb.
Neecy Twinem, the author/illustrator whose art work graces www.KidsGardenClub.org, has a
bookstore on her website, www.neecytwinem.com