Do you see some creepy crawly bugs in the garden and wonder if they are friend or foe? Gardening is a fun way to learn more about life cycles and eco systems and what creatures are good for the earth and bad.
Archive for Gardening
Did you know there was a kind of onion that grows in spring, summer and fall? Did you know there was an onion you could plant once and never have to plant again? Egyptian walking onions will continue to grow themselves year after year in your vegetable garden
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.
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.