As most long time gardeners will admit, you often learn the most when something goes wrong in the garden. You figure out a solution. Later, you see the same issue in another garden and you know what to do. With over 190 Minnesota school gardens, there are certainly some garden experts out there who have solved problems or overcome barriers in great ways!
For the past two years, Kara Wattunen has been working on her creative budgeting solution for school gardens. She presented her project for the Innovative Gardening Showcase at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum on Friday, March 3, taking home the first-ever Minnesota Innovator Garden Award!