Growing potatoes in a trash can or barrel allows you to produce a lot of food in a very small location. My kids loved getting involved. It’s a fun way to learn about potatoes and discuss why this method works.
Vermicomposting (Worm Composting) Basics
Want a fun project for your kids? Try worm composting! Vermicomposting is my favorite method of composting, because it is fun for my kids to do. It’s a great way for kids to see worms and microorganisms at work, breaking down organic matter into soil. Here… [read more]
Gardening with Kids: Let Them Help with the Harvest
My kids love to help me harvest all the fruits and vegetables we plant in our gardens and orchard. While picking, it is hard to fill a basket. It is so tempting for them to pop a juicy, delicious raspberry, blackberry, or strawberry into their mouths.
Gardening with Kids: Make Gardening a Tradition
I plan to make gardening (and homesteading) a tradition in my family. Gardening has been passed down in our family, from generation to generation. I helped my grandparents in their garden. My kids help their grandparents and me in our gardens. I plan to have… [read more]
Gardening with Kids: Theme Gardens for Kids
Theme Gardens for Kids. Making a theme garden for kids is a fun activity and a great way to make gardening even more fun. My kids love coming up with new ideas. There are so many options, too many to list here, but I am… [read more]
Gardening with Kids: Container Gardens for Kids
Container Gardens for Kids You can add container gardens to your outdoor flower bed, use them on a patio or deck, or make one indoors indoors. Containers are a wonderful way to grow a variety of plants. Grow vegetables on the smallest patio or porch,… [read more]