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  1. LaManda Joy How to create a community garden and keep it thriving. Where do you begin? What do you have to know? Leading community garden expert LaManda Joy provides everything you need to grow a successful community garden from a seedling of an idea to an overflowing community harvest.
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  2. by Erika Tamar (Author),‎ Barbara Lambase (Illustrator) 4 - 7 years A littered lot in New York’s Alphabet City is transformed into a lush garden by people of the neighborhood. Young Marisol finds a small patch of her own, where she plants a large, flat seed. As it grows up and up, it surprises everyone and becomes the most special plant in the Garden...
  3. by Rick Swann (Author),‎ Christy Hale (Illustrator) 8 - 12 years New city. New school. Michael is feeling all alone—until he discovers the school garden! There’s so many ways to learn, and so much work to do. Taste a leaf? Mmm, nice and tangy hot. Dig for bugs? “Roly-poly!” he yells. But the garden is much more than activities outdoors: making...
  4. Community gardening enhances the fabric of towns and cities through social interactions and accessibility to fresh food, creating an enormously positive effect in the lives of everyone it touches. LaManda Joy, the founder of Chicago’s Peterson Garden Project and a board member of the American...
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  5. Mary Cockram, et al The Garden in the City project is designed for 4-H clubs, schools and communites who have had little experience with gardening. The project begins in early February with indoor gardening activities and ends in June with an outdoor garden plot ready to harvest early vegetables and then plant a...
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  6. by Kate Messner (Author),‎ Christopher Silas Neal (Illustrator) 5 - 8 years A companion to the newOver and Under the Pondand the belovedOver and Under the Snow, this sweet exploration of the hidden world and many lives of a garden through the course of a year "could not be more lovely," according to theWashington Post. Up in the garden, the world is full of...
  7. A community gardener’s delight! This book offers a selection of the best stories and articles about community gardening from the American Community Gardening Association's magazines, 1982 to 2004. Honoring ACGA's 25th anniversary, it features practical, time-tested information on how to make your...
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  8. Tina Davis Kids are captivated by growing things. They’re fascinated by the way a seed, when planted, watered, and cared for, sprouts into a baby plant that’s soon putting out its first roots and leaves. Inspired by children’s innate affinity for gardening, Tina Davis has createdSow and Grow—a year’s worth...
  9. Jeff Conant & Pam Fadem From water quality to social inequality, from raising crops to rising temperatures, how we use natural resources affects our health and well-being. This highly-illustrated guide will help health promoters, educators, community leaders and ordinary people take charge of their communities'...
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  10. Hank Bruce The garden can be a place of healing, a place where everyone can be accepted, where stress can be lost and peace discovered. In this book Hank Bruce introduces the field of horticultural therapy and describes the garden as a powerful place of renewal and connection. On a lighter note, the chapter...
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