Gardening for Kids and Teens

Aggie Horticulture Just for Kids

Features a child's guide to composting, plus information on growing vegetables in the garden. Also has lots of ideas for gardening and plant activities.

Backyard Wildlife Habitat

Provides details and instructions on how to make a backyard home for wildlife. Also includes articles, tips, and guides for starting a garden.

Community Learning Network

Page of themes to study gardening with kids.

Container Veggie Garden

Instructions for growing a veggie or pizza or salsa garden in a large container.

Dan The Gardener: Children's Gardening

Offers gardening articles, projects, tips, and tools.

Denver County Co-op Extension: Gardening with Children

Provides information about starting seeds, planting, honey bees and garden projects specifically for kids.

Dottie’s Garden

Includes puzzles and games about science. Provides an e-book about seed planting.

The Edible Schoolyard

Overview of the growing, harvesting, and preparing of nutritious seasonal garden produce at the Edible Schoolyard.

Garden for Kids

Compiles links to gardening sites for children. Also contains games, and articles.

Garden Fun

Features games, clip arts, downloadable icons, trivias, recipes and other fun activities regarding plant life found in the garden. Each activity is categorized by season.

Gardening 4 Kids

Offers gardening ideas and products for kids including books, flashcards, bug investigation gear, garden decorations, hand tools, seeds, plant labels, gloves, and gardening kits. http://facebook.com/gardening4kids gardening4kids

Gardening with Kids

Get to know the kids gardening basics - for watering, weeding, and fertilizing.

Granny's Garden School

School garden program collaborates with schools to offer hands-on learning opportunities that compliment the school's curriculum.

The Great Plant Escape

Teacher's guide for bringing kids to home gardening. With a glossary of plant and garden terms.

Growing Plants Hydroponically

Science project teaches about growing plants without soil. Includes equipment and supply list, design process, and evaluating the results.

I Can Garden: Kidz Corner

Features articles, tips, guides, and trivia about gardening for children.

Junior Master Gardener Kids

Contains how-to articles, contests, programs, and information on health and nutrition.

Kid’s Valley Garden

Provides gardening lessons for young kids. Contains definitions, and links to recommended sites.

Kiddie Gardens

Kids' gardening resource site. Features how-to guides, learning activities, and articles on garden safety, growing different plants, and kids garden crafts.

Kids Gardening

Resource site of the National Gardening Association particularly created for younger gardening enthusiasts. Features a garden registry, articles, news, grants, and information on school and family gardening.

Kids’ Valley Garden

Tells about garden planting, caring, and showing. Includes flowers, herbs, shrubs, and veggies.

KinderGARDEN

Presents study guides for children, on how they can interact with plants, and the outdoors. Also contains games, tips, and resources for children.

Let's Bloom Together

Offers gardening classes and enrichment programs for children 3 to 10 years old. Provides hands-on opportunities for experiencing and appreciating then natural world.

My First Garden

Children's gardening guide. Presents the basics, gardening resources, garden planning information, and pictures of garden photos. http://facebook.com/UIExtension uie_hort

My First Garden

Supplies a guide for teachers in instructing about gardens, principles of horticulture and planning tips for gardening. Includes a gallery for kids to send pictures of their garden.

National Junior Horticultural Association (NJHA)

National program aimed at helping the youth in understanding and developing skills in gardening and horticulture.

Oklahoma State University: Horticulture 4-H

Announces the judging and identification resources of the roundup contest. Cites additional horticulture projects, activities, and associations.

Plants & Gardening

Offers PowerPoint presentations, online games, and other resources on plants and gardening for kids and teachers.

The Potato Story

Provides a game about growing plants and quizzes about plant growth, and healthy meals. Includes facts about potatoes.

Science of Gardening

Includes basic gardening lessons, and its significance to animals and man. Also contains profile of authors, and photos.

Strawberries and More

Provides guidelines for growing strawberries and other plants. Also contains history, articles, recipes, and links to related sites.

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