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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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Host a Harvest Celebration

Posted by Julia Parker-Dickerson on October 9, 2014 at 8:23am 0 Comments

How do you celebrate the harvest? Have you ever had a local foods dinner with your neighbors or walked in a procession with your community with the fruits of your labor? People around the world have been celebrating the harvest for centuries. While the celebrations vary, they all share the common theme of honoring and enjoying the fruits, vegetables, and grains grown during the planting season. Get ideas for hosting your own…

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Don't Forget to Compost this Fall!

Posted by Julia Parker-Dickerson on September 25, 2014 at 10:53am 0 Comments

Are you going to compost that? Use Gardening with Kids simple "can" and "cannot" guide to composting in the kitchen, classroom or community garden! Most kitchen waste can be composted; in fact, some may be surprised just how much of what we throw away could be recycled into potential fertilizer for next summer's garden. Not sure where to begin? Check out our simple guide to foods that can and cannot be…

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How-To Project: Preparing Perennials for Winter

Posted by Julia Parker-Dickerson on September 22, 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

After a season of enjoying the blooms from your perennial flower garden, late fall is the time in cold-winter regions (USDA Climate Hardiness Zones 8 and colder) to prepare the beds for winter. Taking good care of beds in fall will help them thrive next spring and summer. Gardeners in warm-winter areas where frost and snow are rare need only to keep the beds cleaned up and replace diseased or worn-out plants as needed. Gardeners in all other climates can follow these steps: …

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Fall Garden Projects

Posted by Julia Parker-Dickerson on September 15, 2014 at 10:34am 0 Comments

A garden is more than just a collection of plants. It's an expression of the gardener. Children can personalize their gardens in many ways beyond simply growing favorite vegetables and flowers. Create memories that will last beyond this growing season with personalized walkways, animal houses, arches, and much more. Check out our Kids Garden News family article for more information: http://bit.ly/1CRn8Eh…

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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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