There are many free and low cost resources to help beginner gardeners
get started growing vegetables and other plants in containers. The
following list represents a sampling of what is available.
McGee and Stuckey.The Bountiful Container. Workman Publishing, NY: 2002.
Bucklin-Sporer and Pringle. How to Grow a School Garden. Timber Press, Portland, OR: 2010.
Scott Appell (ed). The Potted Garden. Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn, NY: 2001.
Kenin, Justine. We Grew It, Let's Eat It. Tenley Circle Press, 2010.
Krezel, Cindy. Kids' Container Gardening. Ball Publishing, 2005.
Lovejoy, Sharon. Roots, Shoots, Buckets and Boots: Activities to do in the Garden. Workman Publishing, 1999.
Hannemann, Hulse, Johnson, Kurland et al. Gardening with Children. Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn, NY: 2007.
Greening School Grounds: Creating Habitats for Learning, Grant T. and Littlejohn} G. (New Society Publishers} Green Teacher Magazine} 2001).
Danks, Sharon Gamson. Asphalt to Ecosystems: Design Ideas for Schoolyard Transformation. New Village Press. 2010.