Topic: Gardening

Where gardening is all but elementary

March 19, 2012
Where gardening is all but elementary

At the University of Texas Elementary School, students get a taste of organic gardening and learn how to make lifelong healthy eating habits a part of their lives.

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Going organic?

March 19, 2012
Going organic?

Lydia Steinman in the Department of Nutritional Sciences talks about the meditative joy of gardening and busts some myths about organic versus conventional gardening.

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Garden to table to UT Elementary students

June 10, 2011
Garden to table to UT Elementary students

White House Executive Pastry Chef Bill Yosses rolled up his sleeves recently to garden and cook with eager UT Elementary School students.

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Combating childhood obesity

Nov. 1, 2010
Students learn about plant leaves from chef Toni Tipton-Martin.

It's no surprise that many children will choose pizza over spinach. The University of Texas Elementary School aims to change that mind set with an after-school pilot program.

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Landscape for Life Helps Homeowners Create Healthy, Beautiful Gardens

Oct. 19, 2010

A new Web site developed by the United States Botanic Garden and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin brings homeowners comprehensive, accessible advice on creating nature-friendly, sustainable landscapes at home, no matter where they live.

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