Garden Support for Early Childhood Educators

Youth Garden Support Organizations

NHSA Gro More Good Garden Grants Webinars
KidsGardening partnered with NHSA and Scotts Miracle Gro Foundation to host a variety of informational webinars to help educators and parents garden with kids.


KidsGardening Garden Basics
KidsGardening offers practical gardening support for educators and families with topics specifically tailored to gardening with kids.


National Farm to School Network
National Farm to School provides support for connecting schools to local fresh foods and for establishing related educational programming like school gardens.


Life Lab
Life Lab provides extensive curriculum and professional development resources for youth  garden programs.


Edible Schoolyard
Edible Schoolyard provides tools and training to help schools implement garden-based edible education programs.


Find Your Local Extension Office
Most local Extension Offices provide a rich source of regional gardening support and can connect you to your local Master Gardener Volunteers.


NC State Natural Learning Initiative’s Green Desk
The Natural Learning Initiative provides extensive resources to help educators and families plan natural outdoor play spaces.


National Gardening Association
The National Gardening Association has offers a vast Learning Library and Plants Database to help answer almost any gardening question you may have.


Gardening During COVID-19 Resources

School Garden Support Organization Network COVID-19 Page
The SGSO Network has collected resources, discussion board posts and archived webinars to help youth garden programs connect and adapt during COVID-19.


Green Schoolyards America
The Green Schoolyards America National Covid-19 Outdoor Learning Initiative is leading the charge for helping schools teaching all ages best use their outdoor spaces to creating engaging and effective learning opportunities during this challenging time.