Gardening

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Tips to Educate Your Child With Gardening

Tips to Educate Your Child With Gardening

Working in the garden with your child is a terrific opportunity to help them learn any number of lessons. The possibilities are endless, but to get you started, we’ve compiled a list of ideas and activities that can benefit a ... - test

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The Young Gardener

The Young Gardener

If your child shows an interest in gardening, you should encourage the interest as gardening is a healthy activity in many regards. Gardening will help prepare and encourage your child to eat healthy fruits and vegetables. Gardening will teach your ... - test

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The Sensory Garden

The Sensory Garden

You can create a wonderful environment for your children by amassing a collection of plants that arouse the senses. Focus on each sense to bring in plants that appeal to each. When the garden is finished, you can encourage your ... - test

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The Top Twenty Kid-Friendly Plants

The Top Twenty Kid-Friendly Plants

When you plant a garden with your children, whether you use seedlings or seeds, you want the garden to grow well and grow quickly as children have notoriously short attention spans. Not only are you focused on how quickly your ... - test

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Starting a Garden With a Limited Budget

Starting a Garden With a Limited Budget

If you and your child have your hearts set on starting a garden, don’t let your limited funds stand in the way of your goals. After all, the garden is likely for fun and educational purposes – not for show. ... - test

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Planting a Tree Together

Planting a Tree Together

Planting a tree can be a lasting memory as well as a special time together. The intial planting process should take only about an hour, but the growing takes literally forever. Although you should only have to wait until spring ... - test

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Plants to Avoid While Gardening

Plants to Avoid While Gardening

Gardening is great fun for parents and children alike, but when gardening with the kids, you need to be aware that there are some plants that are simply not safe for children. Unfortunately, some of the most dangerous plants are ... - test

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Simple Ways to Garden with Children

Simple Ways to Garden with Children

When you picture a garden, you might imagine rows upon rows of green plants in a neat, picket-fenced section of ground. In truth, when gardening with children you don’t need a fence or even a plot of ground. Child-friendly gardening ... - test

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Organic Gardening in the Yard

Organic Gardening in the Yard

If you prefer the enhanced flavor and general peace of mind you earn through buying organic foods in the market, you might consider organic gardening rather than just the more standard gardening. For a backyard project, organic gardening does not ... - test

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Making Compost

Making Compost

To have compost in the autumn, you must begin in the spring, although compost can be made all year round. Making your own compost gives you an opportunity to recycle as well as a chance to make your own fertilizer. ... - test

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Fun Ideas for Gardening with Children

Fun Ideas for Gardening with Children

Gardening with your child is always an adventure. Depending on the age of your child and your concern over the state of your garden, your child can have very educational discoveries in the garden and with you at his side, ... - test

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How to Plant an Indoor Garden

How to Plant an Indoor Garden

Spring in the air, but for many, even the best spring conditions aren’t good enough for an outdoor garden. This is especially true if you don’t have any outdoors to speak of. Your child can get many benefits from a ... - test

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Five Reasons to Plant a Garden

Five Reasons to Plant a Garden

If you’re thinking of planting a garden, but hesitate about getting started, you are not alone. Gardening does require quite a bit of responsibility and time, but fortunately, that is exactly why you’d want to start a garden with your ... - test

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5 Easy Ways to Get Started Gardening with Your Child

5 Easy Ways to Get Started Gardening with Your Child

If you’ve talked about starting a small garden with your child, but have pushed the gardening off time and time again, you don’t need to do anything especially elaborate to enjoy being outside planting with your children. In fact, you ... - test

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Creating a Gardening Scrapbook

Creating a Gardening Scrapbook

Why not make lasting memories of your gardening projects and adventures? A scrapbook of your time in the garden is an ongoing project, but one that will be fun to work on together periodically and even more fun to look ... - test

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Eight Ways Your Child Can Share Her Garden

Eight Ways Your Child Can Share Her Garden

For a child, gardening is a wonderful way to explore nature and learn responsibility. It is also a nice way to work together with your child in a special project. But for some children, the greatest joy of all is ... - test

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10 Tips for Gardening with Your Children

10 Tips for Gardening with Your Children

Gardening with children is a remarkable way to bring your child closer to nature and you closer to your child. While there’s arguably no wrong way start a gardening project, you would do well to learn from those who have ... - test