We have been gardening for a few years here in the prairies. We have had great success, I still have a lot of tomatoes in my freezer from last summer to prove it. We have had really bad luck, last year we didn’t a single cucumber, a favorite around here.
But we don’t give up and my kids learn a lot from gardening, and they’ll eat anything we grow.
Gardening with Kids Topics
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We love having access to fresh vegetables. I just wish that I could have a garden all year long.
~ About watching a plant grow from the seed you planted is quite the experience. And if you can start some seeds in a clear container you can teach your kids all about root systems and sun light, all those science things.
~ How we have been growing herbs in pots for a few years now, and they are, in reality, really easy to grow. They just need to be water regularly, like everyday. A little water everyday, and you get beautiful, flavorful herbs.
~ How to include gardening in your homeschool: We have included them in every step so, and they’ll be helping with the planting, because kids have small fingers for small seeds and small weeds. Joking! They’ll be helping too.