Most everyone is familiar with the name Welch’s and Scholastic. These two names bring to mind grapes, books, school education and kids. Now thanks to these two large but VERY family oriented companies partnering up, 2 schools in EVERY state will be awarded a “Welch’s Harvest Grant” gardening package.
Every school, through a school administrator is invited to apply for this gardening grant. The grant will come to 2 schools in every state through either an indoor or outdoor gardening package .
According to www.scholastic.com/harvest the prizes will consist of one of the following packages for each of the 2 schools chosen in each state.
Garden packages consist of:
$1,000 INDOOR Garden Package: 1. Flip Cam Digital Video Recorder, 2. GrowLab Master 3-Tier Light Garden, 3. GrowLab Book Package, 4. GrowLab Activities, 5. Deluxe Seed Starting Kit, 6. Can-O-Worms Indoor Composter, 7. Worms Eat Our Garbage, 8. 4 Paper Potmakers, 9. Indoor Gardening Tools
$1,000 OUTDOOR Garden Package: 1. Flip Cam Digital Video Recorder, 2.Multi-Level Raised Bed Set, 3. Compost Tumbler, 4. 18-Piece Kid’s Tools, 5. Little Gardener’s Wheelbarrow, 6. Zinc Plant Markers, 2 sets, 7. Mosaic Butterfly Stepping Stone Kit, 8. Ladybug House, 9. 30 Kids Gardening Journals, 10. Growing Classroom, 11. Botany on Your Plate, 12. Eat a Rainbow Kit, 13. Vegetable Garden Seeds, 14. Kids Work Gloves, 6 pair, 15. Jumbo Garden Thermometer
$500 INDOOR Garden Package: 1. GrowLab Slimline 2-Tier Light Garden, 2. GrowLab Book Package, 3. GrowLab Activities, 4. Standard Seed-Starting Kit, 5. 2 Paper Potmakers
$500 OUTDOOR Garden Package: 1. 2 Link-a-Bord, 2. 12 Piece Kid’s Tools, 3. Zinc Plant Markers, 4. 30 Kids Gardening Journals, 5. Growing Classroom, 6. Eat a Rainbow Kit, 7. Kids Work Glove, 3 pair
$250 INDOOR Garden Package: 1. GrowLab Compact Light Garden, 2. GrowLab Book Package, 3. Basic Seed-Starting Kit, 4. Paper Pot Maker
250 OUTDOOR Garden Package: 1. Link-a-Bord, 2. 6-Piece Kids Tools, 3. Vegetable Garden Seeds, 4. 30 Kids Gardening Journals, 5. Botany on Your Plate
Awards will be shipped directly to the winners by the National Gardening Association.
How wonderful would it be for your school to receive this package and for YOUR children to receive hands on experience and life long knowledge in being more self sufficient!
Please pass this article on to ANY and ALL teachers you know who may be interested. Or, you can pass this link along to get them started in filling out the grant application….
Deadline for applications is February 6, 2010 and all entries will be judged by the National Gardening Association, and notified accordingly.
This is an opportunity not to be missed!
Good luck and happy Gardening