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.
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]
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.
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]
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]
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]