Educational Gardening 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. thestar.com.
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
U of T - Dig In! Campus Agricultural Network
BC Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation
BC Ministry of Education – Environmental Concepts in the Classroom
California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom
California School Garden Network
CanPlant - native plants nursery
Children's book read aloud about nature's 'messes' - "Tidy", by Emily Gravett
Ecoschools – Edible Gardens and Mini Farms
Evergreen – The Learning Grounds Guide for Schools
Evergreen – Design Ideas for the Outdoor Classroom: Dig It, Plant It, Build It, Paint It!
Evergreen – Getting Started Resource List
Evergreen – Grounds for Learning: Stories and Insights from Six Canadian School Ground Naturalization Initiatives
Evergreen – Stewards and Storytellers: The Greening of British Columbia School Grounds
Evergreen – Patterns through the Seasons: A Year of School Food Garden Activities
Four seasons of Wildlife Gardening Guide
How to grow a Three-sisters garden - CBC
National Gardening Association
Ontario Native Plant Gardeners Facebook Group
Practical tips on how to cultivate a native plants garden - Leslie Nelson Inman’s Facebook page
Sit Spots and Observation activity