NH Gardening Resources

Kids Gardening
  • 4-H Horticulture 4-H participants learn about plants, insects, landscape design and soils through experiential projects 

  • Children's Museum of New Hampshire The museum has new and fun hands-on activities to help families learn how to grow and harvest their own fruits and vegetables.

  • New Hampshire School and Youth Garden Network The network's goal is to promote and support the establishment of a functioning garden at every school and preschool/childcare site in the state, and provides opportunities for training, support, networking and resources for school and youth learning programs.

  • CSDC Garden Initiative A community outreach effort of the Child Study and Development Center (CSDC) at the University of New Hampshire, the CSDC Garden Initiative is focused on engaging young children, families, and teachers in the joy of gardening and teaching the seed to table concept.

Community Gardening

Ask UNH Extension InfoLine

  • A free hotline staffed by Master Gardener volunteers where you can ask your gardening questions, explore opportunities and get ideas:

USDA Hardiness Zone Map


NH Master Gardener Program

  • Through community projects, public presentations, Master Gardener volunteers bring education about gardening, plants, soil, insects and more to the people of New Hampshire. Become a Master Gardener!

New Hampshire Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food


The New Hampshire Farm Bureau

New Hampshire Landscape Association (NHLA)

  • The NHLA provides consumer information on the benefits of landscaping and how to work with a landscaper, a directory of NHLA member landscapers, and information on the services and products they offer.

Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Hampshire (NOFA-NH)

  • NOFA-NH is a non-profit organization dedicated to building a community of organic food activists and educated consumers to help support New Hampshire's local organic farming community.

Governor’s Lilac & Wildflower Commission

  • The Commission promotes extensive planting, propagation and care of lilacs and wildflowers throughout New Hampshire.

Native Plant Trust

  • The Native Plant Trust is dedicated to conserving and promoting New England’s native plants to ensure healthy, biologically diverse landscapes.