Garden Experiences in Youth Development: Horticulture 472/672

Exploration on the role of gardening and related outdoor experiences in enhancement of educational development, self esteem, and pro-social behavior in elementary school children.

Group behind flowerbed

 Visitors from around the state attended the South Carolina Wildlife Federation Habitat Steward workshop. A part of the workshop included visiting the "Butterfly House" where Dr. Joe Culin, Clemson University Entomology, spoke to the group about butterfly gardens.


Group in a greenhouse


Sprouting Wings coordinator Amy Craddock helped us and allowed us to help her at Sans Souci Intermediate School throughout the semester. In this picture, we were in the Sprouting Wings greenhouse at the South Carolina Botanical Garden.

To the left are student project pages with descriptions and photographs.