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Do you have any tips or resources to share about gardening with kids?

Started by Head Gardener/Scotts Miracle-Gro. Last reply by Carah Casler Feb 28. 1 Reply

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Comment by Head Gardener/Scotts Miracle-Gro on March 12, 2014 at 11:47am

Look at these adorable spoon markers for the garden!! These would be perfect for the kids to work on now before the ground is ready to plant! http://domesticsimplicity.com/2011/04/06/recycled-spoon-garden-mark...

Comment by Kailyn on March 24, 2014 at 4:08pm

This little teepee is just too cute! This would definitely entertain my little ones while we wait for our veggies to grow this summer. Has anyone tried something like this? 

Comment by Lara Kretler on July 2, 2014 at 1:26pm

Just posted a photo album to my page of our current "gardening with kids" project - a Sunflower House!

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Extending the Gardening Season

Posted by Julia Parker-Dickerson on August 29, 2014 at 8:30am 0 Comments

Extend your growing season by building a plant tunnel, or hoop-house. Student gardeners can keep track of temperatures in the tunnel and decide what they need to do to maintain an environment to help plants thrive. Use our building guide and challenge students to invent their own means of providing shelter and extra warmth for the school garden beds:http://bit.ly/1nbutrO…

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Excess produce? Share the harvest with a local food pantry!

Posted by Julia Parker-Dickerson on August 27, 2014 at 8:22am 0 Comments

August is filled with fresh fruits and veggies, often more than one gardener can handle. Have extra food from your harvest? Share with your neighbors or consider donating to your local food bank or soup kitchen to those in need. To find a food pantry in your area, visit http://www.foodpantries.org/

Garden Fundraising for Schools!

Posted by Julia Parker-Dickerson on August 26, 2014 at 5:05pm 0 Comments

Ready to to start a garden fundraiser with your school this year? OurGardening with Kids fundraising kits give schools and organizations the opportunity to earn a 50% profit and offer free shipping using products that are hand-selected by the NGA team while promoting healthy living. 

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Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle and Rot this school year!

Posted by Julia Parker-Dickerson on August 22, 2014 at 10:29am 0 Comments

Composting is a natural fit with school garden programs as it provides a responsible way to reuse waste with numerous science and math connections. Is your school composting? Discover the benefits and download a free lesson here: http://bit.ly/1llW7By…

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Do you have any tips or resources to share about gardening with kids?

Started by Head Gardener/Scotts Miracle-Gro. Last reply by Carah Casler Feb 28. 1 Reply

What are your favorite ways to get started?Continue

Tags: kids, gardening

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