Category Archives: Gardening With Children

A Parade Of Pumpkins

Print PDFFrom Nuts To Soup This year, my three year old grandson is enchanted with pumpkins, and so am I. For one thing, they are so beautifully plump and rounded, whether symmetrical or pleasingly eccentric in shape. Warty or smooth … Continue reading

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Gardening In Deer Country

Print PDFProtecting Plants While Sharing Until last week’s wind and relentless rain battered blooms and leaves away, the new plantings in my island bed were looking surprisingly mature. The back half of the large, horseshoe shaped bed was planted in … Continue reading

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Playing With Plants

Print PDFFairy Houses & Face Cream This weekend, I put on a fairy house birthday party for a five year old. I’ve run a fairy house building program at the local library for years, but this was the first time … Continue reading

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Growing Tomorrow’s Gardeners

Print PDFWelcoming Children In The Garden I’ve been getting a lot of questions about involving children in the garden. While the youngest may work willingly side by side with a parent or older sibling, tweens and teens seem harder to … Continue reading

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