Gardening is an exciting hobby for people of different age groups and children generally are in a habit to get hands dirty in their garden. Some interesting books on gardening can assist children in having fun while they play in dirt doing some productive work.We are providing with a list of few good gardening books:Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots
Sharon Lovejoy’s Roots, Shoots Buckets & Boots is an informative book for imparting knowledge about gardening to the kids. This book explains the motive of garden activities in an informative manner. The book provides to kids a list of 20 plants and information about gardening basics.
Kids First Gardening Book
Kids’ First Gardening Book has about 150 projects on gardening for kids. Each of the activities are further split into smaller steps and the language and flow of the book is clear and easy to understand. This book is suitable for kids in the age range of 9 to 13 years.Kid-Friendly Plants
Cindy Krezel’s book, 101 Kid-Friendly Plants has much knowledge to offer on gardening. This book has colorful photos along with in-depth information in easy language flow to make the children understand about each of the plants described in the book.The Gardener
The Gardener by Sarah Stewart has sensitive text which gently touches the plant loving readers. The book has been set in the years of great depression and comprises of letters which have been written by Lydia Grace Finch, the main character of this book. The story is moving as the small girl narrates her family’s condition and also her efforts to somehow bring happiness in family through a few packets of flower seeds.The Carrot Seed
The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss is a story of a small boy who very cautiously plants a single seed of carrot. Those around this boy would insist that this carrot would not grow but the boy stood his ground and one day found that the carrot sprouts to as big size as his faith.
About Reading and Gardening
It is a fact that instructional books about gardening for kids have immense wealth of information to offer and when they are enriched with fiction about the gardeners, the resultant experience is awe inspiring which could result in building interest of the child in reading. The projects in the book are countless and would keep kids busy in classroom and summer holidays as well.