Tag: Gardening With Kids

  • Start A Three Sisters Garden

    Start A Three Sisters Garden

    Have you ever heard of companion planting? Native Americans grew certain vegetables together because they benefited each other during their growing cycle. Start a gardening project that includes plants that will benefit each other during their grow cycle. Check out the related posts below for more information about the Three Sisters. To begin your gardening […]

  • Wildflower Research Project

    Wildflower Research Project

    As the weather warms up, and nature starts to awaken from its slumber, the beauty of the season begins to burst free. Much of that beauty is reoccurring in the form of wildflowers that can be found on the roadside or in private and public gardens. If you enjoy the colors and smells of Spring, […]

  • Strawberry Fun Page

    Strawberry Fun Page

    How many words can you make from the words: Strawberries And Cream Note: Add some fun twists and turns to your game with the info in this post. Hand-On Challenge Grow your own strawberry plant. Learn about the different types of berries and decide on the one that sounds good to you. Word Search Find […]

  • Fun Ways To Learn At A Public Garden

    There are a great many benefits to walking through a public garden, and if you ever taken the time to visit one in your community or area, you know it can be a peaceful and relaxing place that leaves you refreshed from the experience. It is also a great place to give your observation skills […]

  • Plant Propagation

    Plant Propagation

    Better Homes & Garden:  Propagating Houseplants & Making More Plants From Cuttings – How to make more plants from plant cuttings. Gardening Know How: Starting Plant Cuttings – How To Root Cuttings From Plants – Types of cutting and how to root them. The Balance: Best Plant To Grow From Cuttings – 19 Plants that can start from cuttings. WikiHow: Plant Propagation: […]

  • Gardening With Recycled Materials

    There are quite few containers that can be used as inexpensive gardening tools such as seedling starters, planters, and tools.Here are a few of the things you can save:Food grade plastic containers in all sizes: Yogurt and sour cream containers, soda/water bottles, fruit cups, milk/water/juice/vinegar jugs, salad, cake/cupcake, and plastic take-out containers, 5 gallon water […]

  • Tomatoes

    Tomatoes

    GeoChemBio: Tomato fruit Pictures and information about the anatomy of a tomato. Virtual Crops: Tomato Anatomy Atlas Click on the part you want to learn about. Wikipedia: Tomato History, cultivation, consumption, botanical description and more. Rutgers: Tomato Varieties An A-Z list of the types of tomatoes that can be grown. Click on a name for […]

  • When To Plant

    When To Plant

    Anytime of the Year Urban Farmer: What to Plant Now Almanac: Gardening  Click on ‘Personalized Planting Calendar‘, type in your zip code to find out what and when to grow, and when to harvest. Spring & SummerArticles & InformationAbout: Organic Gardening: Vegetable & Herbs To Plant In August Reader’s Digest: 11 Vegetables to Start Indoors Before Spring Bonnie Plants: Which […]