How can you play in the garden without getting dirty? Dress them (and you) in play clothes, go outside, and get dirty! Kids naturally love to play in the dirt, dig holes, and play with insects. When I was very young, my sisters and I… [read more]
Gardening with Kids: Growing Young Gardeners
Growing young gardeners builds strong memories and experiences that will last a lifetime. Get them started when they are young. The earlier you start gardening with your kids, the more memories you can create. Some of my strongest childhood memories include gardening. From a very young… [read more]
Gardening with Kids
Gardening is fun and rewarding activity for kids. My husband and I enjoy growing flowers, herbs, vegetables, and more. I personally like vegetable and herb gardening. It is so rewarding to grow what you eat and eat what you grow. Gardening gives us a real appreciation for where our food comes from.
Kidsteading is homesteading with kids and homeschooling on the homestead. We live in the country and are teaching our kids how to homestead. Home is a place where life slows down and we strive to live simply. My kids are all unique and have their… [read more]
Starting Our Orchard: In the past, we’ve always gotten fruit from my aunt and uncle and my parents to put up (freeze, jams, jellies, dry), when they had extra. On the first day of Spring, March 21, (2010) what a great day to start…we started… [read more]
Our Trees and Bushes Came In
Our trees and bushes came in, time to build an orchard on our homestead. I am super excited! They didn’t come in all at the same time, as we feared. They came in a few at a time.