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Youth Gardens in Metro Omaha: 

(or community gardens with youth programs) 


Gifford Park Neighborhood Association Youth Garden 

34th & Cass  



City Sprouts Youth Gardening Program 

40th & Seward  



Highlander / Prospect Hill Kids' Garden Club 

28th Ave. between Indiana and Izard 

African-American Heritage Garden 

Kris Carter, neighborhood association president 



Bryan Middle School Garden 

Various themes 

8210 S. 42nd St. 




Columbian Elementary School Garden: 

Various themes 

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 






Omaha Resources: 


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:  


Nature experiences:  


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: (registration information) 


General information:  


General information, "My First Garden":  


General information:  


General information:  


Gardening with children:  


School garden ideas:  


National symposium:  


Beginning vegetable gardening:  


Home vegetable gardening tutorial:  


4-H afterschools: 




School Garden lesson plans, etc.:  


Herb gardening (kids' activities about halfway down this page):  







Field Trip Ideas: 


Omaha Farmers Market 

Saturdays, May 1 through Oct. 9 

8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

11th & Jackson Streets  



Tomato Tomato 

Year-round, indoor farmers market 

2634 S. 156th Circle 




Stock Seed Company 

Prairie grasses and flowers; 

Summer or early fall field trips are best 

Murdock, NE 

Call ahead and talk to Janell 

(800) 759-1520  



Allwine Prairie Preserve 

14810 State St. 

T.L. Davis Prairie 

245th Street south of Q Street 

Visits arranged through preserve manager:  



Fontenelle Nature Association 

Bellevue, Nebraska  



Lauritzen Gardens 

Omaha Botanical Center 

100 Bancroft St.  



Sass Memorial Iris Garden 

Greater Omaha Iris Society 

Mahoney State Park near Ashland, Neb.  






Garden Literature: 


Neecy Twinem, the author/illustrator whose art work graces, has a bookstore on her website,  







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