Sharon Lovejoy

Youth Garden Education Programs

Compiled by the American Horticultural Society

Because organizations change web addresses, we cannot provide up to date links. We suggest you complete an internet search (Google, Yahoo, etc.) by the organization’s name.

AABGA (American Assoc. of Botanical gardens & Arboreta): 351 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348

Ag in the Classroom: USDA Administration Building, Room #317-A, Washington, DC 20025-2200

American Community Gardening Association: 1757 Washington Road, East Point, GA 30344

American Horticultural Society: 7931 East Boulevard Drive, Alexandria, VA 22308

Atlanta Botanical Garden: P.O. Box 77246, Atlanta, GA 30357

National Audubon Society: 700 Broadway, New York, NY 10003 

Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program: Audubon Society of New York State, 46 Rarick Road, Selkirk, NY 12158

Boston Schoolyard Initiative: Kirk Meyer, One Boston Place, 24th Floor, Boston, MA 02108

Boundless Playground, Early Childhood Outdoors Institute:

Brooklyn Botanic Garden: 1000 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225-1099

California Dept. of Education - NET Program

Campus Horticulture (Boys Town)

Chicago Botanic Garden: 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL 60022

Cleveland Botanical Garden: 11030 East Boulevard, Cleveland, OH 44106

Connecticut Schoolyard Habitats Network

Cornell Plantation

Dallas Arboretum: 8617 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218

Earth Connections Gardening Program

Earth Partnership: University of Wisconsin ­ Madison Arboretum, 1207 Seminole Highway, Madison, WI 53572

Edible Schoolyards

Extension Service, USDA: Rm.# 3328, South Building, Washington, D.C. 20250-0900

Federated Council of State Garden Clubs

Florida School Garden Competition

Florida Schoolyard Habitats Project: Linda Cronin-Jones, Professor of Science and Environmental Education, 2403 Norman Hall, University of Florida, Gainsville, FL 32611

Food Works: 64 Main Street, Montpelier, VT 05602

Garden Club of America

Garden Club of Virginia

GROW (Greater Resources of Washington)

Habitat 2000: Canadian Wildlife Federation, 1673 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K2A 3Z1

Habitats for Learning: Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources, Division of Soil & Water Conservation, 1939 Fountain Square Court E-2, Columbus, OH 43224-1336

Habitat Helpers

Jane Goodall's Roots and Shoots

Jiminy Cricket Environmental Challenge

Junior Master Gardener Program

Kids in the Kitchen

Life Lab Science Program: 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064

Learning Through Landscapes: The Law Courts, Winchester S023 9DL, United Kingdom

Lily Ponds for Youth

Massachusetts Horticultural Society, Horticultural Hall, 300 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

Master Gardeners

MINTS: Model Inquiries into Nature in the Schoolyard, Virginia Museum of Natural History, 428 North Main Street, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0542

Missouri Botanical Garden Kid's Learning Network: PO Box 299, St. Louis, MO 63166-0299


NARST (National Association for Research in Science Teaching)-- Informal Learning Strand

NSTA (National Science Teachers Association)

National 4-H Council: 7100 Connecticut Ave., Chevy Chase, MD 20815

National Alliance of Black Educators

National Gardening Association: 1100 Dorset Street, South Burlington, VT 05403

National Junior Horticulture Association: 1424 North Eighth Street, Burant, OK 74701

National Tree Trust: 1120 G Street NW, Suite 770 Washington, DC 20005

National Society for Experiential Education

New Brunswick Urban Ecology Program: Monique Baron, Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08903-0231

New England Wildflower Society: Garden in the Woods, 180 Hemenway Rd., Framingham, MA 01701

New Jersey Coalition for Schoolyard Habitats: Hazel England, Somerset County Parks Commission, 190 Lord Stirling Road, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

New York Botanical Garden: 200 Street and Kazimiroff Blvd., Bronx, NY 10458-5126

OWLS: Outdoor Wildlife learning Sites, North Dakota Game & Fish Dept., 100 N. Bismarck Expressway, Bismarck, ND 58501

Project Learning Tree: 1335 Dublin Rd., Suite 203D, Columbus, OH 43215-1000

Project Home: NH Fish & Game Dept., 2 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03301

Project WET

Project WILD: PO Box 18060, Boulder, CO 80308-9060

National Garden Bureau: 1311 Butterfield Road, Suite 310, Downers Grove, IL 60515

National Wildlife Federation: 1412 16th Street, Washington, DC 20336-2266

Reading and Writing Naturally

Red Butte Garden and Arboretum, University of Utah, 18A deTrobriand Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84113-5044

Rediscovering the Schoolyard: Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment, 3308 S. Stafford Street, Arlington, VA 22206

Roots and Shoots/Virginia: Dirck Brown, 306 Overhill Drive, Lexington, VA 24450

School Garden Network

Schoolyard Habitat Program: USFWS Chesapeake Bay Field Office, 177 Admiral Cochrane Drive, Annaopolis, MD 21401

Seeds of Change

SNAP: School Nature Area Project, 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN 55057

The Evergreen Foundation: School Grounds Naturalization, 24 Mercer Street, Suite 300, Toronto, ON M5V 1H3

The Green Brick Road: 8 Dumas Court, Don Mills, Ontario, M3A 2N2 (Canada)

The Herb Society: 9019 Kirtland Chardon Road, Kirtland, OH 44094

The Nature Conservancy: 1815 North Lynn Street , Arlington, WA 22209

The Rodale Institute: 811 North 2nd Street, Emmaus, PA 18049

UTOTES, Using the Outdoors to Teach Experimental Science.

Wisconsin Fast Plants: Carolina Biological Supply Co., 2700 York Road, Burlington, NC 27215

Youth Tree Corps: Pennsylvania Horticulture Society, 100 North 20th Street, 5th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103