Five Ways to Create a Garden Classroom

During the pandemic, most children are out of school, and many parents are looking for creative ways to continue to offer an education to their children. Just like the kitchen, a garden is a wonderful “classroom” for kids to learn so many lessons. Science and math...
Our Garden Project-Chapter 1

Our Garden Project-Chapter 1

Growing your own food is a great lesson for kids. Over the past couple of years I have watched my kids learn about growing food, and learn to love the food they grow. Growing food does not have to be elaborate, and can happen in an number of types of spaces too. For...
Our Cool Weather Garden-Chapter 2

Our Cool Weather Garden-Chapter 2

  Our cool weather garden has been a success overall. Let me first backtrack. After a few gardening failures, I was ready to give up.  Then last summer a crazy tomato plant decided to spontaneously grow in a patch of mulch near our driveway.  It grew so big that...

Our Cool Weather Garden

                    This summer square foot garden was not the great success that we thought it would be.  We got a bit of lettuce, a few beans, peppers, tomatoes, strawberries and herbs.  Not a great harvest, for the...

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