Youth Gardens Educator Resource Page


Thank you for your interest in Youth Gardens! Below you will find the recordings, lesson plans, and other resources available from our most recent training. If you attended our fall youth garden educator training live, you will receive a certificate with your credit via email. If you have any questions, please email or call Rachel Hall at or (830) 620-3440.  Please take the time to fill out our training evaluation survey. Your responses will help us better prepare for training opportunities in the future. The evaluation can be found here: Training Evaluation, and can also be found embedded at the bottom of this webpage.

Thank you,
Rachel Hall
Program Assistant
4-H & Youth Development
Comal County

*Fall 2020 Plant Pick Up – September 19th – Extension Office Amphitheater*

Here is the Fillable PDF – Group Enrollment Form for you to complete for the 2020-2021 school year. You will need to have this filled out in order to pick up plants and resources at the Plant Pick Up on September 19th. Please bring this with you, email it to me, or drop it in the Google Form below.

Group Enrollment Form Submission via Google Forms


Below are the recordings from the training on August 13, 2020, along with the pre-recorded videos. Please inform the office if there is a problem with any of the videos.

Welcome and Keynote Session

Junior Master Gardener Crafts

Container Gardening

Hands On Virtual Garden Learning

Hands On Virtual Garden Learning Please click through the six videos within the PowerPoint presentation.

Birds in the Classroom

This session is split into multiple videos. Part 1 is the Introduction to Bird Identification part of the presentation. Part 2 starts midway through the Curricula and Apps part and goes through Citizen Science and Leopold’s Tools. Dr. Frank is re-recording the Curricula and Apps part to encompass that entire part of the presentation. As soon as it is finished, I will post it here.

Planting Herbs

Plant Insects and Diseases


Grant Opportunities: School Garden Grant List – Updated August 2020

What to Plant and When to Plant It Keynote Session:

Suggested Plantings for School Gardens Handout from Betty Keese

LGEG Garden Planting Chart

Junior Master Gardener Crafts Lesson Plans:

Growing Clean Air Neck Pet Lesson

Grow Cards Lesson

Metamorphosis Bracelets and Belts Lesson

Paper Pot Lesson

Picture Yourself A Plant Lesson

Veggie Research and Garden Graffiti Lesson

MyPlate Lesson



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