Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful (KACCB) is working to better expand support of outdoor learning spaces in Athens-Clarke County. KACCB oversees the gardening and outdoor classroom component of the Green School program. KACCB provides resources and support by assisting with maintenance, the loan of tools, planting assistance and materials, classroom visits, and communicating with teachers about outdoor classroom opportunities.
Link to suggested plants for pollinators in the SE Region
Connect to Protect School Gardens
The State Botanical Garden of Georgia can provide schools with packages of gorgeous native plants ready for installation in raised beds or pots. Seasonally available grasses and wildflowers are grown at the State Botanical Garden and will feed native pollinators while beautifying your Garden. These plants require full sun and well drained soil to thrive. Plan for your Garden to be situated in a sunny location. Send photos of your established Garden for to include in your interactive to Protect Garden map! Price ranges: Plugs $1.10 each; plants $5-7. Environmental educators will come to your school within 15 miles of Athens to help you and your students install a Connect to Protect planting of your choice and lead related hands-on activities. Programs cost $4/student. Plants and signs are free of cost while supplies last!
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