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This practical guide introduces teachers--with or without green thumbs--to the rich learning opportunities found in gardening with children. Learn how gardening provides a full curriculum, incorporating language and literacy, science and math, social sciences, and the arts, as well as physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development. Covers everything you need to know about planning, preparation, plant selection, growing zones, and pest control. Includes sample garden designs, recipes and activities, ideas for parent and community involvement, and resource list.