Gardening Books and Booklets

Accessible Gardening for People with Physical Disabilities: A Guide to Methods, Tools, and Plants, Janeen R. Adil, Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House, 1994.

Accessible Gardening: Tips and Techniques for Seniors & the Disabled, Joann Woy, Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpile Books, 1997.

Accessible Landscapes: Designing for Inclusion, Philip Evans and Brian Donnelly, San Francisco, CA: SFSU Foundation-Accessible Landscapes Project, Department of Plant Operations, 1993.

The Able Gardener : Overcoming Barriers of Age & Physical Limitations, Kathleen Yeomans, R.N., Pownal, VT: Storey Communication, Inc., 1992.

The Adaptive Garden Equipment: A Resource Manual for Patients, Families, and Professionals, Englewood, CO: Craig Hospital Horticultural Therapy Program, 1986.

“Easy Things to Make … … to Make Easy: Hundreds of “how-to” suggestions for older people who have physical limitations,” Doreen Greenstein, Ithaca, New York: NYS Rural Health and Safety Council, Cornell University, 1995.

Enabling Garden: Creating Barrier-Free Gardens, Gene Rothert, H.T.R., Dallas, TX: Taylor Publishing Company, 1994

Fitness the Dynamic Gardening Way: A Health and Wellness Lifestyles, Jeffery P. Restuccio, Cordo, Tx: Balance of Nature Publishing, 1992

Garden for Life: Horticulture for People with Special Needs, Lynn Davies, Saskatoon, SK: University of Extension Press, Extension Division, University of Saskatchewan, 1994.

Gardens in Healthcare Facilities: Uses, Therapeutic Benefits, and Design Recommendations, Clare Cooper Marcus and Marni Barnes, The Center for Health Design, Inc, University of California at Berkeley, 1995.

Gardening: Equipment for Disabled People, D. Hollinrake, Cochrane and. I.P. Wassenaar, Headington, Oxford, UK: The Disability Information Trust, 1992.

Gardening for the Physically Handicapped and the Elderly, Mary Chaplin, London: Batsford Press, 1978.

GARDENING IS FOR EVERYONE, Audrey Cloet and Chris Underhill, London WIH OAH: B.T. Batsford LTD, 1990.

Landscape Design for Elderly & Disabled People, Jane Stoneham and Peter Thoday, Wappinger’s Fall, NY: Garden Art Press/Antique Collectors’ Club Limited, 1994.

Nature as a Guide, Linda Lloyd Nebbe, Minneapolis, MN: Educational Media Corporation, 1991.

Raised Bed Gardening: A Resource Manual for Patients, Families, and Professionals, Englewood, CO: Craig Hospital Horticultural Therapy Program, 1988.

Source Book for the Disabled, Glorya Hale, ed., New York: Paddington Press, 1979.

Square Foot Gardening: A New Way to Garden in Less Space with Less Work, Mel Bartholomew, Emmaus, PA: Rodale Press, 1983.

Woodworking Projects for the Garden: 40 Fun & Useful Things for Folks Who Garden, Richard Freudenberger, Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., 1994.

Kids Gardening Books or Resource Materials:

Better Homes and Gardens, New Junior Garden Book: cool projects for kids to make and grow, Felder Rushing, Des Moines, IA: Meredith Books, 1999.

Grow It!: An Indoor/Outdoor Gardening Guide for Kids, Erika Markmann, New York: Random House, 1991.

Let’s Grow!: 72 Gardening Adventures with Children, Linda Tilgner, Pownal, VT: Storey Communications, 1998.