School Garden Weed Resources

This post is one of a series of posts listing resources available to teachers seeking tools for teaching across the curriculum in their school gardens. This post lists some of the resources shared on the topic of weed management in school gardens from session one of the garden classroom series. If you are interested in participating, you can learn more about which districts are hosting the series here.

Related post: school garden soil resources

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Invasive species resources

aliens among us

Aliens Among Us: Invasive Animals and Plants in British Columbia by Alex Van Tol

The invasive species council of British Columbia has excellent classroom teaching resources for teachers

Weed identification resources

school garden weed resources

Weeds: An organic, earth friendly guide to their identification, use and control by John Walker

Plants of Coastal British Columbia by Lone Pine Publications

How to make use of non cultivated plants

school garden weed resources

Wild wisdom of weeds by Katrina Blair

Plants of coastal first peoples by Lone Pine Publications

Edible wild plants: A North American field guide by Thomas Elias

Edible and medicinal plants of Canada by And MacKinnon

How seeds travel

If you are interested in an inquiry around weeds, you may want to start with this blog post (and list of resources, including great picture books) on how seeds travel. Learning about how seeds travel is an easy and accessible entry point for any school garden weed inquiry.

You may also enjoy this related blog post on Playful Learning With Dandelions.

More school garden weed resources for kids

More school garden weed resources are available on my Pinterest pages!


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