Garden Sponsorship

Every year, Gardening Know How awards up to 20 school and community gardens across the U.S. and Canada a $1,000 garden sponsorship. Meet the deserving and inspiring gardens and gardeners who've been awarded the sponsorship over the years. Visit the Gardening Know How School and Community Garden Sponsorship Program page for more information, and learn more about past award recipients below.

  • We responded to Cherease Glaspar’s application for a Gardening Know How sponsorship with a resounding yes. She is at the helm of the Kinder Youth . . .
  • At its worst, Category 5 Hurricane Michael in 2018 took down 80% of the tree canopy in Bay County, Florida. An area that was already . . .
  • “They call it all different things, like paradise, sanctuary. It’s a beautiful thing.“ –John, Unity Gardens It’s a challenge to describe Sara Stewart. Perhaps a . . .
  • Donald J Richey Elementary School in Newport, Delaware is a Title I school. Its former Building Principal, Dr. Stephanie Armstrong, wanted to find ways to . . .
  • In the inner city of Cleveland on the west side of town, south of Lake Erie, is a concrete jungle that can be officially referred . . .
  • Dr. S.D. Patterson is the Executive Director of Neighborhood’s Hands, a stunning example for districts similar to this Winston-Salem region of North Carolina. Dr. Patterson . . .
  • Berea, Ohio is considered an “inner ring suburb” of Cleveland. People move there for the great school system and inexpensive housing. Many residents are low . . .
  • In 2010, a group of master gardeners and enthusiastic volunteers embarked on making a dream come true: create a community garden in Show Low, Arizona. The . . .
  • This Urban Farm invites you to drop in for a chat! A sunny afternoon on zoom with John Mudd and Sharon Jasprizza reveals a glimpse . . .
  • The word “rewilding” seems to be popping up frequently lately. The idea of rewilding, simply explained, involves allowing land to be shared with native plantings . . .
  • Thinking about school gardens, we might imagine children digging, learning and planting. However, the students at “KUMC” (Kansas University Medical Center) are not necessarily that . . .