As a gardener or hobby farmer, you probably don’t think of yourself as a scientist. Let me beg to differ! I bet that you’re more of scientist than you might think. Do you notice wild birds and insects in your garden? Have you taken note of when flowers start to bloom, or when the first […]
HOW do you garden with a toddler?! Don’t they get in the way, spill the seeds, plant unevenly, pull up the wrong plants? Yep, they do! But let me tell you what, think of all the things that they learn! Forget those beginning science books and get those kiddos out in the garden. This video […]
Gardening with kids is the only way gardening happens around here. My kids love to be included in the garden, but it usually has to be on their terms. If I were to announce a family weeding session not only would they run and hide as fast as they could, but they would probably end […]
Gardening with kids can be fun and educational but it can also be frustrating and time consuming. This post offers a variety of ideas, tips and projects to help you encourage your child to enjoy the garden and you to feel productive. Give kids the gift which keeps on giving…the gift of gardening!
It’s too cold to do much outside and as gardeners, our heads are full of spring dreams. Make the most of your time stuck indoors and read some of these fabulous gardening themed books to the little ones in your life. From board books to early readers, this list is full of beautiful stories to […]
My kids love to be included in the garden, but it usually has to be on their terms. If I were to announce a family weeding session not only would they run and hide as fast as they could, but they would probably end up weeding the wrong plants because they are so young. Some […]