Planting Resources

Welcome to the Piscataqua Seed Project Gardener’s Resource page! Inspired by the Spring 2020 Veggie-Grow Earth Day Seed Kits, we’ve put together some of our favorite links to information on planting your garden.

Did you receive a seed kit this spring? If so, let us know how you like it by taking this quick survey.

General Resources

Check your local library for free digital books, magazines and other gardening resources including:

Mother Earth News — a magazine but also blog and podcast with all kids of back-to-the-land tips.
Square Foot Gardening — A great resource for growing a lot in small spaces.
Storey Publishing — publisher of many how-to books on different gardening subjects including Let It Rot – a good book on composting. They also have an informative blog.
Four Season Farm — Elliot Coleman’s Maine books on growing year round in cold climates
Rodales Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening
Rodale’s Basic Organic Gardening: A Beginner’s Guide to Starting a Healthy Garden 

Permaculture Education

Seacoast Permaculture and The Portland Resilience Hub are now offering zoom online events until in-person workshops and activities can resume.

Strawbery Banke Museum is offering digital resources and virtual programs. Engaging education, online resources, and virtual education can be discovered with links below. Enter @strawberybankemuseum into your search browser to find us on social media.
 – Online learning
Learning about Plants?
Check out this fantastic Plant Finder from the Missouri Botanical Garden.

School Gardening Resources – Gardening with Children

NH Farm to School

US Farm to School

KidsGardening

School Garden Support Organization Network