Gardening for Kids
Gardening gives you the chance to dig in the dirt and spray things with water. In other words, it's a great opportunity to play in the mud without getting into trouble! Not to mention that you'll wind up with pretty flowers to sniff and tasty vegetables to snack on.
Wiggle and Waggle
Two worms who are best friends have fun together as they tunnel their way through a garden. Includes facts on how worms help plants grow.
Up, Down, and Around
A garden produces a variety of edible plants, such as corn that grows up, onions that grow down, and tomato vines that twine all around.
How Groundhog's Garden Grew
Squirrel teaches Little Groundhog how to plant and tend a vegetable garden.
Two Old Potatoes and Me
After a young girl finds two old potatoes at her father's house, they plant and tend them to see if they will have new potatoes in September.
Strega Nona's Harvest
After helping Strega Nona plant her vegetable garden just so, Big Anthony takes some extra seeds and sows another garden willy nilly, then must find a way to deal with the consequences.
Having worked all summer at keeping bunnies out of his garden, Mr. McGreely looks forward to a peaceful winter--if only he can keep those naughty bunnies from invading his home.
Bring Me Some Apples and I'll Make you a Pie : a Story about Edna Lewis
From the whippoorwill's call on the first day of spring through the first snowfall, Edna and members of her family gather fruits, berries, and vegetables from the fields, garden, and orchard on their Virginia farm and turn them into wonderful meals. Includes facts about the life of Edna Lewis, a descendant of slaves who grew up to be a famous chef, and five recipes.
Chicken Said, "Cluck!"
Earl and Pearl do not want Chicken's help in the garden, until a swarm of grasshoppers arrives and her true talent shines.
Magic Pickle : and the Garden of Evil
Magic Pickle, a fearless dill superhero, comes to the rescue when Jo Jo's class garden yields a monstrous lettuce plant bent on world domination.
The Ugly Vegetables
A little girl thinks her mother's garden is the ugliest in the neighborhood until she discovers that flowers might look and smell pretty but Chinese vegetable soup smells best of all. Includes a soup recipe.