Organic Gardening For Dummies, 2nd Edition
Suzanne DeJohn is an editor with the National Gardening Association, the leading garden-based educational nonprofit organization in the U.S. NGA's programs and initiatives highlight the opportunities for plant-based education in schools, communities, and backyards across the country. These include award-winning Web sites garden.org and kidsgardening.org.
The National Gardening Association (NGA) is committed to
sustaining and renewing the fundamental links between people,
plants, and the earth. Founded in 1972 as “Gardens for
All” to spearhead the community garden movement,
today’s NGA promotes environmental responsibility, advances
multidisciplinary learning and scientifi c literacy, and creates
partnerships that restore and enhance communities.
NGA is best known for its garden-based curricula, educational journals, international initiatives, and several youth garden grant programs. Together these reach more than 300,000 children nationwide each year. NGA’s Web sites, one for home gardeners and another for those who garden with kids, build community and offer a wealth of custom content.