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School Gardening Activities
A Guide to Selected Resources


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Brennan, Georgeanne, and Ethel Brennan. The children’s kitchen garden: a book of gardening, cooking, and learning. Berkeley, CA, Ten Speed Press, c1997. 146 p.
   Bibliography: p. 141.
   SB457.B66 1997

Bruce, Hank, and Tomi Jill Folk. Garden projects for the classroom & special learning programs. Rio Rancho, NM, Petals & Pages, 2003. 212 p.
   Includes bibliographical references
   SB55.B78 2003

Cohen, Joy, and Eve Pranis. GrowLab: activities for growing minds. Burlington, VT, National Gardening Association, 1990. 307 p.
   Bibliography: p. 297-302.

Dennee, JoAnne, Jack Peduzzi, and Julia Hand. In the three sisters garden. Dubuque, IA, Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co., c1996. 373 p.
   Bibliography: p. 362-367.
   E98.A3D46 1996

Gaylie, Veronica. The learning garden: ecology, teaching, and transformation. New York, Peter Lang, c2009. 219 p.    Bibliography: p. 209-219.
   SB55.G39 2009

Growing in the garden: K-3 curriculum: growing curiosity about agriculture, natural resources, food, and people. Iowa State University, University Extension, c2000. 236 p.
   Bibliography: p. 219-233.
   S531.G84 2000

Hardesty, Constance. Grow your own pizza!: gardening plans and recipes for kids. Golden, CO, Fulcrum Kids, c2000. 128 p.
   Bibliography: p. 127.
   SB457.H34 2000

Jaffe, Roberta, and Gary Appel. The growing classroom: garden-based science. New ed. South Burlington, VT, National Gardening Association, 2007. 464 p.
   SB55.J34 2007

Jurenka, Nancy E. Allen, and Rosanne J. Blass. Beyond the bean seed: gardening activities for grades K-6. Englewood, CO, Teacher Ideas Press, 1996. 195 p.
   Bibliography: p. 163-186.
   SB457.J87 1996

Kite, L. Patricia. Gardening wizardry for kids. Hauppauge, NY, Barron’s, c1995. 220 p.
   Bibliography: p. 218.
   SB357.27.K58 1995

Kirkland, Jane. No student left indoors: creating a field guide to your schoolyard. Edited by Dorothy Burke, Guy Kirkland, Melanie Palaisa. Lionville, PA, Stillwater Pub., c2007. 178 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   QH54.5.K57 2007 <SciRR>

Lovejoy, Sharon. Roots, shoots, buckets & boots: gardening together with children. New York, Workman Pub., c1999. 159 p.
   Bibliography: p. 158-159.
   SB457.L827 1999

Olien, Rebecca. Exploring plants. New York, Scholastic Professional Books, c1997. 72 p.
   Bibliography: p. 71-72.
   QK52.55.O58 1997

Operation thistle, seeds of despair: plant growth & development. College Station, TX, JMG Kids, 2002. 190 p.
   SB457.O64 2002

Parrella, Deborah. Project Seasons: hands-on activities for discovering the wonders of the world. Rev. ed. Shelburne, VT, Shelburne Farms, c1995. 318 p.
   Bibliography: p. 297-308.
   LB1585.3.P37 1995

Patten, Elizabeth, and Kathy Lyons. Healthy foods from healthy soils: a hands-on resource for educators. Gardner, ME, Tilbury House Publishers, c2003. 256 p.
   Bibliography: p. 228-248.
   TX364.P38 2003

Pranis, Eve, and Jack Hale. GrowLab: a complete guide to gardening in the classroom. Burlington, VT, National Gardening Association, 1994. 127 p.

Rushing, Felder. Dig, plant, grow: a kid’s guide to gardening. Nashville, TN, Cool Springs Press, 2004. 160 p.
   SB457.F869 2004

Tant, Carl. Seeds, etc.--: a guide for parents, teachers, and students. Angleton, TX, Biotech Pub., c1992. 160 p.
   Bibliography: p. 136.
   QK52.6.T36 1992

Tilgner, Linda. Let’s grow!: 72 gardening adventures with children. Pownal, VT, Storey Communications, c1988.
208 p.
   SB457.T55 1988

Whitehouse, Patricia. Plants. Chicago, Heinemann Library, c2008. 48 p.
   QK52.6.W48 2008
   Series: Science fair projects.

Compiled by Joyce Howland, August, 2009

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