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Garden-based Science Books

Get Outdoors and Grow

The easiest way to have/add garden-based learning to any classroom or home.

Garden & Science Lessons

Discover and Have Fun

Build confidence, connection, life-long healthy habits and educational enrichment.

Rutabaga has an inspiring mission to serve schools and families.

To provide a proven and easy-to-use resource for all ages and abilities to be curious and successful in hands-on garden education through lessons that integrate science, nature, and nutrition and lead to lifelong healthy habits and connections to both community and the planet.

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Reviews

"An impactful garden program builds community and school pride; Rutabaga Education Curriculum has given our elementary school a Tremendous framework for students and parents to participate in year after year!β€œ

Maria Fowler, Principal, Silver Gate Elementary School

"These books are magical! I ordered them for our school and have loved all the lessons I have had a chance to try with my students. Colleagues are using them too. I miss being in the garden at school and will continue to work with students to keep them gardening this summer at their homes."

@writefromthegarden

β€œI LOVE everything about the lesson development from the beginning to the end. The pictures and all the tips & suggestions are so helpful. I can tell that thoughtfulness and effort went into each & every part of the lessons. I would highly recommend this program for a preschool & even into k-4 school system. It’s laid out in an easy-to-follow format!"

Christa Collins, Preschool Teacher