Picture Books about Gardening

My kids love books about nature and gardening. Who am I kidding, so do I.

Once January is past, spring fever hits us hard. We are thinking about getting outside and bringing colorful life to our yard through our gardens.

Here’s a list of picture books to get us (and you too) inspired…


Picture Books about Gardening



Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt by Kate Messner


We are the Gardeners by Joanna Gaines


Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert


Jack’s Garden by Henry Cole


The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss


How Groundhog’s Garden Grew by Lynne Cherry


From Seed to Plant by Gail Gibbons


The Curious Garden by Peter Brown


The Vegetables We Eat by Gail Gibbons


 The Magic School Bus Plants Seeds by Joanna Cole


A Seed is Sleepy by Diana Aston


Plant the Tiny Seed by Christie Matheson


Need a gardening activity?

You can download this garden journal HERE.


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3 comments / Add your comment below

  1. You are a wonderful Mom getting the kids into gardening at such a young age Jessica! We are not the best Gardeners we just put in a firepit where our garden used to be! Maybe we will try a raised above the ground garden, see if we have luck with that. Thanks for sharing, Terri xo.

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