I love gardening! Whether your garden is a small area in the backyard, a container on your patio or deck, even if it’s just a couple of flower pots in your window, the experience of gardening is enriched when shared. We have flower gardens all… [read more]
Show your kids how to prepare their garden for planting. The best way to prepare a garden for planting is to improve the soil. When you improve the soil, it will be easier to dig and turn, have more nutrients for your plants, and hold… [read more]
Plan the garden with your kids Give your kids a spot of their own, let them plan the garden, and choose what they grow in it. There are so many fun things to plant. As they get older, let them choose. Teach them they can… [read more]
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]
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 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.