Educational Gardening Resources

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Educational Gardening Resources

Print Resources

Blair, D. (2009). The child in the garden: An evaluative review of the benefits of school gardening. Journal of Environmental Education, 40(2), 15-38.

Bucklin-Sporer A., & Pringle, R. K. (2010). How to grow a school garden: A complete guide for parents and teachers. Portland, Oregon: Timber Press

Campbell, H. (2013).  Landscape and Child Development: A Guide for Early Years-Kindergarten Play-Learning Environments. TDSb and Evergreen

Gaylie, V. (2009). The learning garden: Ecology, teaching, and transformation. New York: Peter Lang. 

Gaylie, V. (2011). Roots and research in urban school gardens. New York: Peter Lang.

Grant, T., & Littlejohn, G. (Eds.). (2001). Greening school grounds: Creating habitats for learning. Gabriola Island, BC: New Society Publishers.

Johnson, L. (2010). City farmer: adventures in urban food growing. Greystone Books Ltd.

Johnson, L., & Colla, S. (2021, April 19). We're in a biodiversity crisis. what we plant and how we alter landscapes matter. 

Johnson, L., & Colla, S. (n.d.). A Flower Patch for the Rusty-Patched Bumblebee: Creating Habitat Gardens for Native Pollinators in the Greater Toronto Area. Friends of the Earth Canada. 

Leslie, C. W., & Roth, C. E. (2000). Keeping a Nature Journal: Discover a Whole New Way of Seeing the World around You. Storey Books, 210 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA 01247.

Nelson, E. (2012). Cultivating outdoor classrooms: Designing and implementing child-centered learning environments. St. Paul, Minnesota: RedLeaf Press.

O’Brien, D. (Ed.). (2010). Gardening - Philosophy for everyone: Cultivating wisdom. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Berlinic, K.  School Community Gardens: School Ground Greening

Groso, P. & Crewe, J. Project Greenhorn: Community Gardening 

Sellmer, J. C. (2010). Bringing nature home: how native plants sustain wildlife in our gardens. HortTechnology, 20(1), 257-257.

Stokes, D. Stokes, L. (1979). Stokes guide to Nature in Winter. Little Brown and Co.

Thorp, L. (2006). The pull of the earth: Participatory ethnography in the school garden. Lanham, MD: Altamira.

Williams, D. R., & Brown, J. D. (2012). Learning gardens and sustainability education: Bringing life to schools and schools to life. New York: Routledge