Fairy gardens are all the rage these days and I can see why. Who doesn’t love miniature everything? So cute! There are so many cool ways to make a fairy garden and they are a great tool for teaching kids. We have ours set up like a dollhouse where kids can move the toys around in it and play together.
Archive for Gardening
One of my favorite things to grow in the garden is cucumbers. They are so much better than store bought. Here’s how to grow cucumbers vertically.
There’s not much that’s better in my opinion than a fresh garden picked cucumber. I love the fresh taste and how juicy they are. The kids and I love cucumber salad with vinegar and we eat it daily all summer long when our cucumbers are producing. Grow cucumbers vertically for better production.
Learn how to grow kale in your vegetable garden. It’s nutritious, grows well in many climates, and tasty too. You might be surprised at when it grows best.
Do you want to garden with your kids but don’t know where to start? Everchange Productions has produced an amazing children’s garden video for us showing the basics of how to get started with a children’s garden. You don’t have to have a green thumb to grow your own food.
Sometimes it’s hard to find enough space to grow everything you’d like. Check out these small garden ideas to make the most of your vegetable garden space.
Have you heard of kohlrabi? Learn how to grow kohlrabi. It’s sweet and crunchy, easy to grow and doesn’t take up a lot of room to grow. It’s a great addition to any vegetable garden.
Kohlrabi is my very favorite vegetable. We eat it any time we can find it.
You can grow hot peppers and sweet peppers to add nutrition and flavor to your dishes. You just need a few things for success.
Why not grow sunflowers with kids? Sunflowers are gorgeous, draw pollinators, look gorgeous, make food for birds, and are edible. You just need a few sunflower seeds, a patch of dirt and plenty of water and sunshine to grow a great sunflower garden.
Are you a first-time gardener and want to find the easy to grow vegetables for your first garden voyage? Check out these simple to grow favorites.
When you think of a vegetable garden, you probably think of tomatoes. I would say tomatoes are the number one most popular garden vegetable to grow in the home garden. I’m sure it’s because homegrown tomatoes are so vastly better than store bought. But tomatoes can be finicky and difficult to grow. What are the easy to grow vegetable favorites for beginners?
Getting kids outside for garden activities makes learning fun. The garden is full of teachable things and adding pre-planned activities helps kids learn even more. » Read more