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Gardening Classes at the Waldorf School

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Compiled and written by Rudolf Krause
Translated by Gisela and Nicholas Franceschelli
Edited by Nancy Holland


  • Rudolf Steiner’s remarks about gardening
  • Personal comments by Steiner on gardening
  • E. A. Stockmeyer’s “Gardening” from R. Steiner’s Curriculum for the Waldorf Schools
  • Characterization of gardening classes
  • Prerequisites for establishing a school garden
  • Different circumstances for gardening classes at individual schools
  • The gardening teacher’s realm of life and his/her tasks
  • Elaboration of topics for gardening classes
  • Cooperation of gardening teachers