KidsGardening is a national nonprofit with the mission of inspiring and supporting educators, parents and community organizations in their efforts to grow successful youth garden programs. We offer:

Grant and Award Programs – In collaboration with corporate sponsors and individual donors, KidsGardening offers an array of grant and award programs to schools and organizations to help them begin and sustain successful youth gardens.

Books and Curricula – A rich collection of carefully crafted, creative lesson plans and activities, KidsGardening’s printed publications provide new and experienced educators with the knowledge they need to implement garden programs aligned with the standards and focused on inquiry-based, hands-on learning experiences.

Online Resources – offers a vast archive of lesson plans and activity ideas for school, community and home gardens, along with an invaluable gardening toolbox full of practical horticulture basics.

Kids Garden News and Growing Ideas Blog – Subscribe to KidsGardening’s monthly e-newsletter and follow our weekly blog to learn about upcoming grant and professional development opportunities, program spotlights of successful youth garden programs and links to newly posted lesson plans, activity ideas and seasonal horticulture information.

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