16 Gardening Tools for Kids

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Where to Start Planting a Garden with Kids

I have 3 kids, ages 12, 10 and 5. They are at different developmental stages, so I have to be creative when it comes to finding things we can all do (and enjoy!) together. Bike riding is a hit. So is going out to eat and swimming. But this year, I’m trying something new: gardening as a family. My husband...

Easy Tips to Celebrate Earth Day At Home

April is the month we celebrate Earth Day! It's a reason to take a look at how you're doing in the kitchen when it comes to being more mindful about what we're eating, how we're getting it to the table and what happens after the meal is over. Here are a few tips to get you started: Plant a garden....

How Gardening Can Improve Mental Health

Did you know that playing in the dirt can be good for your brain, heart and relationships? This time of year, many of us consider planting a garden so that we can provide healthy foods for our families. What we may not realize is that while we’re planting, we’re enjoying more than just the promise of tasty vegetables. Check out...

4 Steps to a Backyard Garden

[caption id="attachment_12378" align="aligncenter" width="525"] Kids enyoing while helping their mother in a garden[/caption] We are excited to have Julia Parker-Dickerson, M.Ed from KidsGardening.org as our guest blogger today. Read on to get tips on setting up your very own home garden. What better place to grow special family memories than in a garden? Before you start growing your own fresh,...