Learning

The Ecological Garden

In this learning community we manage our garden to be productive, inviting, and environmentally sound. Our garden ecosystem follows patterns we learn from nature, providing us with opportunities to understand fundamental biological and ecological processes.

In addition to diverse plantings of vegetables, fruit, and herbs, the Ecological Garden is the site for our Flower Project, which grows and manages flower crops for cut-flower bouquets. The Eco Garden offers opportunities for specialization in things like aerobic compost system, worm bins, and chicken care. It is home to our Kids in the Garden program, which facilitates garden-based learning for elementary school children, and provides a space for the workshops and activities offered through the UC Davis School Gardening Program.