Resources

Links

Find your frost date and other great tips
Quick guide on when to sow and transplant
Vegetable Planting guide
Info about cover crops
A list of plants that are toxic to dogs
10 Best Garden Crops for Beginners
Gardening with Kids: How It Affects Your Child’s Brain, Body and Soul
How to Get Your Children Excited About Gardening
The Guide to Garden Maintenance & Improvement
By Hook or By Crook: Gardening with Disabilities
How to Start Your Own Urban Garden
Growing Connections: Gardening with Seniors
The Ultimate Guide to Turning Your Home’s Yard into a Community Garden
Gardening with Native Plants
Guide to Clean Plant Care
Attracting Native Pollinators
Rain Barrel & Water Conservation Tips
100+ Ways to Conserve Water

YouTube Channels

MrLundScience: Raising Monarchs Instructional Video series| 
One Yard Revolution: Frugal & Sustainable Organic Gardening
University of Illinois Extension: Local Food Systems & Small Farms
GrowVeg: Instructional Gardening Videos

Garden Planners

Gardener’s Supply Kitchen Garden Planner
Seed Savers Exchange Garden Planner

Books

Fearless Food Gardening in Chicagoland – A Month-by-month Growing Guide for Beginners

Education
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