Deciding Where to Plant the Garden

Because your tulips will proclaim the arrival of spring in your community, you must plant them in a site that best satisfies the growing conditions that all official gardens must meet. (This will lead to a "fair" experiment.)

Here are some options for involving students in choosing an "official" Journey North Garden site:

Grades K-3

how to design a planting location
Planting Rubric

Grades 4 and Up

Planting Rubric

Teaching Suggestions
Guide your students through exploration in your schoolyard.