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Children's Gardening

Childrens' Gardening


A Kid's Guide to How Herbs Grow
by Patricia Ayers (2000)

The Gardener's Alphabet
by Mary Azarian (2000)

Ready, Set, Grow: A Guide to Gardening with Children
by Suzanne Frutig Bales (1996)

Linnea's Windowsill Garden
by Christina Bjork & Lena Anderson (1988)

The Children's Kitchen Garden: A Book of Gardening, Cooking and Learning
by Georgeanne & Ethel Brennan (1997)

Garden Projects for the Classroom & Special Learning Programs
by Hank Bruce ( 2003)

How to Grow a School Garden: A Complete Guide for Parents and Teachers
by Arden Bucklin-Sporer (2010)

Keepers of Life
by Michael J. Caduto (1995)

Keepers of Life: Teachers Guide
by Michael J. Caduto (1995)

Native American Gardening: Stories, Projects and Recipes for Families
by Michael J. Caduto & Joseph Bruchac (1996)

Green Thumbs
by Laurie M. Carlson (1995)

The Shaman's Apprentice: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest
by Lynne Cherry & Mark J. Plotkin (1998)

A Child's Garden: 60 Ideas to make any Garden come alive for Children
by Molly Dannenmaier (2008)

The Herbalist of Yarrow: A Fairy Tale of Plant Wisdom
by Shatoiya De La Tour (1994)

In the Three Sisters Garden
by JoAnne Dennee (1996) 

Sowing the Seeds of Success: How to Start and Sustain a Kids' Gardening Project in Your Community
by Marcia Eames-Sheavly (1999)

by Paul Fleischman (1997)

by Paul Fleischman (1999)

The Family Garden: Clever Things to Do In, Around & Under the Garden
by Jan & Michael Gertley (1997)

Green Beans & Tambourines: Over 30 Summer Projects and Activities for Fun-Loving Kids
by Jennifer Storey Gillis (1995)

Greening School Grounds: Creating Habitats for Learning
by Tim Grant & Gail Littlejohn (2001)

Growing in the Garden
by Iowa State University (2000)

Gardening with Children
by Monika Hannemann (2007)

Grow Your Own Pizza: Gardening Plans and Recipes for Kids
by Constance Hardesty (2000)

Hershey Children's Garden
by Maureen Heffernan (2004)

by Hirota Seiko (2000)  (in Japanese)

The Growing Classroom: Garden based Science
by Roberta Jaffe (1990)

Children and Gardens
by Gertrude Jekyll (1982)

A Beekeeper's Year
by Sylvia A. Johnson (1994)

A Child's Book of Wildflowers
by M. A. Kelly (1992)

Digging Deeper: Integrating Youth Gardens into Schools & Communities
by Joseph Kiefer (1998)

Gardening Wizardry for Kids
by L. Patricia Kite (1995)

Generations Gardening Together: Sourcebook for Intergenerational Therapeutic Horticulture
by Jean M. Larson (2006)

The Family Kitchen Garden
by Karen Liebreich (2009)

The Rose in My Garden
by Arnold Lobel (1984)

Hollyhock Days: Garden Adventures for the Young at Heart
by Sharon Lovejoy (1994)

Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots: Gardening Together With Children
by Sharon Lovejoy (1999)

Sunflower Houses: Garden Discoveries for Children of All Ages
by Sharon Lovejoy (1991)

Seeds of Change: Learning from the Garden
by Judy Mannes (2001)

Great Gardens for Kids
by Clare Matthews (2002)

How does your Garden Grow? Great Gardening for Green-fingered Kids
by Clare Matthews (2005)

Plants for Play: A Plant Selection Guide for Children's Outdoor Environments
by Robin Moore (1993)

Pepe's Family Reunion
by Fiona M. Norris (1995)

The Tea Party Book with Menus, Recipes, Decorations, and Favors to Make
by Lucille Recht Penner (1993)

Schoolyard Mosaics: Designing Gardens and Habitats
by Eve Pranis (2002)

Garden Crafts for Kids: 50 Great Reasons to Get Your Hands Dirty
by Diane Rhoades (1995)

Gardening with Children
by Beth Richardson (1998)

Bugs & Critters I Have Known
by Ann Heiskell Rickey (1999)

Where Butterflies Grow
by Joanne Ryder (1989)

One Small Square Backyard
by Donald M. Silver (1993)

Hollyhocks and Honeybees: Garden Projects for Young Children
by Sara Starbuck (2002)

The Gardener
by Sarah Stewart (1997)

Nicky the Nature Detective
by Ulf Svedberg & Lena Anderson (1988)

A Kid's Herb Book
by Lesley Tierra (2000)

Let's Grow: 72 Gardening Adventures with Children
by Linda Tilgner (1988)

Growing Things
by Angela Wilkes (1984)


Children's Herbal Activities
by The North and Central Texas Units of The Herb Society of America (1994)

Heritage Gardening Vegetables & The Michigan 4-H Guide to Herb Gardening Projects
n. d.  J. Lee & Jane L. Taylor (1993)

Herbs and Children: A Herbal Handbook
by The Western Reserve Herb Society of The Herb Society of America (1991)

A Growing Experience with Herbs: Youth Education at the U.S. National Arboretum
by Patricia McGlashan (1998)