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Community and School (Learning) Gardens

What is a Community Garden?

“…anywhere a community of people joins together to garden”

Community Gardening, The Brooklyn Botanic Gardens

Community Gardens in Guilford County

Community gardens are as varied as the neighborhoods in which they thrive. Each is developed to meet the needs of the gardeners who come together to grow fruits, vegetables, flowers, and herbs on common ground.

Community Garden Brochure

Guilford County School (Learning) Gardens

The Guilford County School Garden Network brings together community stakeholders to create and sustain school gardens in Guilford County.

Networking with other educators

  • Connect to others providing garden-based education to share successes, best practices, and questions using this site, social media, and live events.

Professional Development & Workshops

  • Seasonal gardening information and growing techniques.
  • Specific garden curriculum and integrating the garden with standards.

Monthly E-Newsletter

    • Receive grant opportunities, garden-related curriculum, and activities.
    • Notice of upcoming events

Learning Gardens Brochure

For more information, contact

Quina Weber-Shirk, 
Community and School Garden Agent 
N.C. Cooperative Extension of Guilford County
(336) 641-2427
jjwebers@ncsu.edu