Volunteers, "Weeds," and Heirlooms: What Gardening Teaches Us About School

As a weekend gardener who loves to grow my own hot peppers, herbs, tomatoes, and more, I spend a lot of time looking at dirt, seedlings, vines, and flowers blooming. I pay attention to insects of all varieties: helpful pollinating bees and ladybugs, harmful aphids and mites, and rare praying mantises and monarch butterflies. Volunteers, "Weeds," and Heirlooms: What Gardening Teaches Us About School