Growing Vegetable Soup by Lois Ehlert. Ages 2+

Two Old Potatoes and Me by John Coy and Carolyn Fisher. Ages 3+

Vera’s Baby Sister by Vera Rosenberry. Ages 3+

Garbage Helps Our Garden Grow: A Compost Story by Linda Glaser and Shelley Rotner. Ages 4+

How Groundhog’s Garden Grew by Lynne Cherry. Ages 5+

Flower Garden by Eve Bunting and Kathryn Hewitt. Ages 2+

Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert. Ages 2+

The Curious Garden by Peter Brown. Ages 3+

Miss Lady Bird’s Wildflowers by Kathi Appelt and Joy Fisher Hein. Ages 4+

Jack’s Garden by Henry Cole. Ages 4+

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  • Mid-summer shift (Jul 11, '14)
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  • Past Due! (Jul 11, '14)
    It is very hard to believe that a month has passed since my last post, Getting it done. ¬†Even more incredulous are the vast changes the garden has seen since that time. For instance, the peas went from looking like this… To being a week past due for pulling out! I had been hoping they […]
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