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Garden Links 

  

Youth Gardens in Metro Omaha: 

(or community gardens with youth programs) 

  

Gifford Park Neighborhood Association Youth Garden 

34th & Cass 

www.giffordparkomaha.org/Youth_Garden.html  

  

  

City Sprouts Youth Gardening Program 

40th & Seward 

www.omahasprouts.org  

  

  

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. 

557-4100 

www.ops.org/middle/bryan  

  

  

Columbian Elementary School Garden: 

Various themes 

330 S. 127th St. 

697-1433 

www.ops.org/elementary/columbian  

  

  

Dundee Elementary School Garden: 

Various themes: Peter Rabbit veggie garden, rainbow garden, etc. 

310 N. 51st St. 

554-8424 

www.ops.org/elementary/dundee  

  

  

Morton Magnet Middle School 

Tomatoes and cucumbers 

4606 Terrace Drive 

557-4700 

www.ops.org/middle/morton  

  

  

Skyline Ranches Neighborhood Association Kids' Garden Club 

Omaha Food Bank donations, garden art focus, perennials 

South of 210th & Dodge 

676-2136 

www.KidsGardenClub.org  

  

  

  

  

Omaha Resources: 

  

UNL Extension in Douglas/Sarpy Counties, 

Master Gardener advice and other information: 

http://douglas-sarpy.unl.edu  

  

City Sprouts community garden: 

www.CitySprouts.com  

  

Methodist "Big Garden" community gardens: 

www.gardenbig.org  

  

Omaha Council of Garden Clubs: 

www.omahagardenclubs.com  

  

Nature experiences: 

www.morenature.info  

  

Exercise and nutrition for kids: 

www.livewellomahakids.org  

www.omahahealthykids.org  

  

North Omaha community development: 

www.EmpowerOmaha.com  

  

North Omaha Neighborhood Association 

Grown in North Omaha community garden advice and assistance 

northOgardens@gmail.com  

  

Environmental ed / annual school contest: 

www.greenomahacoalition.org  

  

  

  

  

Statewide: 

  

University of Nebraska: 

http://schoolgardens.unl.edu  

  

Lancaster County UNL Extension: 

http://lancaster.unl.edu/hort/youth  

  

  

  

  

  

National: 

  

Junior Master Gardener program: 

http://www.jmgkids.us/  

http://www.jmgkids.us/index.cfm?did=2035&sectionID=2017 (registration information) 

  

General information: 

www.kidsgardening.org  

  

General information, "My First Garden": 

http://urbanext.illinois.edu/firstgarden/  

  

General information: 

www.communitygardens.org  

  

General information: 

www.urbanharvest.org  

  

Gardening with children: 

http://www.serenataflowers.com/Flowers-plants-and-gardening-for-kids  

  

School garden ideas: 

http://gardeninglaunchpad.com/kids.html  

  

National symposium: 

http://www.ahs.org/youth_gardening/national_youth_garden_symposium.htm  

  

Beginning vegetable gardening: 

www.hort.purdue.edu/ext/HO-32.pdf  

www.extension.iastate.edu/Publications/PM819.pdf  

  

Home vegetable gardening tutorial: 

www.extension.iastate.edu/Publications/PM819.pdf  

  

4-H afterschools: 

National: http://4-h.org/b/Pages/Afterschool/about.html  

Nevada: http://www.unce.unr.edu/programs/childyouthfam/index.asp?ID=92  

  

School Garden lesson plans, etc.: 

www.schoolgardenwizard.org  

  

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

http://www.herbco.com/t-herb-gardening-guide.aspx  

  

  

  

  

  

  

Field Trip Ideas: 

  

Omaha Farmers Market 

Saturdays, May 1 through Oct. 9 

8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

11th & Jackson Streets 

www.omahafarmersmarket.com  

  

  

Tomato Tomato 

Year-round, indoor farmers market 

2634 S. 156th Circle 

933-0893 

www.tomatotomato.com  

  

  

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 

www.stockseed.com  

  

  

Allwine Prairie Preserve 

14810 State St. 

T.L. Davis Prairie 

245th Street south of Q Street 

Visits arranged through preserve manager: 

www.unomaha.edu/prairie  

  

  

Fontenelle Nature Association 

Bellevue, Nebraska 

www.fontenelleforest.org  

  

  

Lauritzen Gardens 

Omaha Botanical Center 

100 Bancroft St. 

www.lauritzengardens.org  

  

  

Sass Memorial Iris Garden 

Greater Omaha Iris Society 

Mahoney State Park near Ashland, Neb. 

www.greateromahairissociety.org  

  

  

  

  

  

Garden Literature: 

  

Neecy Twinem, the author/illustrator whose art work graces www.KidsGardenClub.org, has a bookstore on her website, www.neecytwinem.com  

  

  

  

  

  

  

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