2016 Golden Shovel Award - Voted the BEST first year school garden by the Florida Dept of Agriculture. Click here for pics.
2017 Named a Certified Schoolyard Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation.
2017 Invited to participate in NASA's Growing Beyond Earth Project to grow edible plants in space
2018 Certified as a Green Flag Eco-School by the National Wildlife Federation. The only school on Florida's west coast!
Congrats to Prep's Eco Team who constantly strive to reduce Prep's ecological footprint on our planet
2019 SMA-MAJ Walker was chosen as Middle School Agriculture Teacher of the year by the FAITC (Florida Agriculture in the Classroom)
2020 Prep Garden highlighted in University of Florida Extension Service Master Gardener's newsletter, the Passionvine. Scroll to page 11
|The Prep Garden and Seed Library||Botany & Environmental Science||The Future of Agriculture|
Membership Application Library Seed Catalog
How to Save Seeds Kits are available in the front office
OR Download seed saving info and send seeds to school
Best Places to buy seeds and learn about gardening!
Bonnie Plants established 1918
Burpee Seeds established 1876
Ferry-Morse established 1856
Johnny's Seeds established 1973 my personal favorite
Southern Exposure Seed Exchange established 1982
A partnership between Fairchild Tropical Gardens, NASA and SMA Prep
Growing Beyond Earth website
GAMES and Quizzes
How much do you know about farming? Take this quiz
Prep Mangrove Project Click here for info and pics
Click on the banner, then go to Case 3-Seeds
Cute Killers-plants that could harm you!
Fling the Teacher - Botany
Composting Basics-How to make the Perfect Compost
Introduction to Hydroponics-- Article and worksheet
Fling the Teacher-Hydroponics
Nutrient Film Technique System
Future Farming Project
How will we feed 10 billion people by 2050?
Mote Aqua Park (Land Aquaculture)
Rooftop Farming in urban areas
Agricultural Robots A starting place
Agrobot an example of a robot. Ask me if you find
another one that interests you!