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My Favourite Garden Resources

Seed Companies

Because seeds are considered plant material, you will have to do a quick search / talk to local resources about where to find seeds suited for your location beyond my limited list here.

Fruition Seeds
Canada / US

Row 7 Seeds
Canada / US

High Mowing Seeds
Canada / US

Native Seeds
US

Baker Creek Seeds
Canada / US / Mexico (and some other countries!)

Turtle Tree Seed
US

Johnny’s Seeds
Check this great chart to see what the restrictions are for your country!

Eden Seeds / Select Organic
Australia

The Seed Collection
Australia

Vitalis
EU / North America

If you have trouble locating seeds in your country / have questions, please email info@mynewrootsgrow.life and we will do our best to help you choose a company right for you!

Books

Please let me know your favourites and I’ll be happy to add to this list… I realize it could go on forever!

Gardening for Life: The Biodynamic Way
Maria Thun

The Market Gardener: A Successful Grower’s Handbook for Small-Scale Organic Farming
Jean-Martin Fortier

Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm’s Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land
Leah Penniman

Biodynamic Gardening: Grow Healthy Plants and Amazing Produce with the Help of the Moon and Nature’s Cycles
DK

The Organic Gardener’s Handbook of Natural Pest and Disease Control: A Complete Guide to Maintaining a Healthy Garden and Yard the Earth-Friendly Way 
Fern Marshall Bradley

Plant Partners: Science-Based Companion Planting Strategies for the Vegetable Garden
Jessica Walliser

Plants for the People: A Modern Guide to Plant Medicine
Erin Lovell Verinder

Lessons From Plants
Beronda L. Montgomery

Braiding Sweetgrass
Robin Wall Kimmerer

Houseplants for All: How to Fill Any House with Happy Plants
Danae Horst

Social Media Accounts

Who do you follow that you find to be a helpful or inspiring resource?

@soulfirefarm
An Afro-Indigenous centered community farm committed to uprooting racism and seeding sovereignty in the food system

@plantkween
Brooklyn-based Black queer femme kween building community through plants, botanicals, and gardening

@foragersfarms
Our local community’s organic farmers and native foragers featured in our farmer interview

@blackforager
Fun, witty, inspiring teacher of wild / foraged foods with unique recipes

@farmersfootprint
A regenerative agricultural non-profit showcasing farmers

@shegrowsveg
Inspiration, beautiful varieties of produce, and small tidbits of useful garden knowledge

@foliacollective
Indoor-focused plant know how with an eye for interior design

@soulsistaplants
She’s on a mission to help you not kill your houseplants đŸ™‚

@littlejohnfarm
A Prince Edward County, Canadian gem featured in our farmer interview

@ironwoodorganics
My friend and mentor with extensive knowledge about the ecosystem, climate stability, resiliency / sustainability, and more!

@twigandfleur
Mary, my beautiful friend and organic veggie grower with a knack for local, organic blooms!

Continued Learning / Communities

What are your favourite resources? Please share!

Fruition Seeds

The Real Organic Project

The Rodale Institute

The Biodynamic Association

Regional Master Gardeners’ Groups

Local Cooperative Extension

Local Farmers / Farms / Farmers Markets