Take those leftover cans and turn them into a garden! For this activity all that is needed is a can, a little paint, a few vegetable starts and some creativity. For plant markers we made birch bark flags and wrote the names on them with a permanent marker. Add sun, water and soil and little gardeners can grow their own food! … Continue reading Recycled Kids Garden
Keep the fresh vegetables on the table this October with a late summer planting of cool season crops. Now is the time to get the last of those seeds in the ground and extend your food production over the next few months. With our warm temperatures this month, seeds will germinate quickly. The optimum temperature for seeds to sprout is usually between 65 and 75 … Continue reading Grow a Fall Veggie Garden
When I planted my diminutive tomato friends, they fit so well in their own little corner of the garden. Now they have reached unimaginable proportions. Going up and over into the tidy beds of lettuce and invading the corner carrot patch. But, since they are the heart of the garden, they can run where they want and have their way with the gardener (me). Who can … Continue reading Tomatoes!