The children’s garden project at River Farm

Heffernan, M., 1994, The children’s garden project at River Farm, in: Children’s Environments, , 3

  • Author : Heffernan, M.
  • Year : 1994
  • Journal/Series : Children's Environments
  • Volume Number (ANNUAL: Counting Volumes of the Year shown above) : 3
  • Pages : 221-231
  • Abstract in English : Twelve children’s garden designed by elemententary schools students and professional landschap designers, were built at the headquarters of the American Horticultural society. Thes gardens serve as inspirational and practical models for teachers, parents, and youth leaders to use the build more gardens for both recreational and educational puposes at school, backyard and community sides. The garden project demonstrates how to practically and creatively children’s needs and intrests in to backyard, community site, or school landscape. Unlike most traditional landscaping, these gardens are ment to be living spaces for children to garden, play, learn, discover, and use thier imagination.
  • Comments/Notes : KEYWORDS: children, gardens, garden design, environmental education, horticultural education. UTILITY: lecturers/teachers, academic research, students of universities of professional education.