Global garden design
Seed Savers has a useful powerpoint on the hows and whys of an Australian school food garden.
Thorough and practical guide which starts with cultivating support, through preparing beds to managing disease. Although written with the Arizona desert in mind, the key points apply to any school garden project, particularly when climate change brings more dry summers.
Linda A Guy, Cathy Cromell and Lucy K Bradley, Arizona Master Gardener Press, 1994
Useful summary of the planning required for a successful school garden project, from motivating the whole school community to design and construction.
An online manual based on experiences of setting up and running school gardens all over the world. It takes you through all the steps of planning a garden project. There are also lesson plans for children aged 9-14 years which complement garden activities. The appendices include horticultural notes and factsheets on nutrition.
FAO, 2005, KS2-3