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Caring for Plants and Watching Them Grow
Caring for Plants and Watching Them Grow
With the use of fun-filled activities, you can easily teach kids how to care for plants and watch them grow....
Community Garden: A Plant For Every Personality
Community Garden: A Plant For Every Personality
A community garden is a good way to not only get kids involved in something active and worthwhile but also yourself and others too....
Easy to Grow Plants and Flowers
Easy to Grow Plants and Flowers
There are many easy to grow plants and flowers, especially those that spark interest from kids. Consider growing some of these in the garden....
Fun Facts About Flowering Plants
Fun Facts About Flowering Plants
A collection of just a few of the fun, fascinating - and sometimes surprising - facts about the world of flowering plants which you might just not already know....
Growing a Tree
Growing a Tree
Growing a tree can be an educational experience and one that can last a lifetime....
Growing Fruit
Growing Fruit
Growing fruit with kids requires patience and planning. To keep them interested along the way, encourage learning through hands-on activities and educational field trips....
Growing Herbs
Growing Herbs
Herbs make great teaching tools for kids. They can learn all about their history and how they were once used for cooking, crafts, remedies, and more....
Planting Summer Bulbs With Children
Planting Summer Bulbs With Children
Summer bulbs are great candidates for the kids’ garden; easy to plant and simple to look after, they provide plenty of colour and they’re lots of fun to grow....
Plants for Free
Plants for Free
Whatever kind of gardening your kids enjoy they can have fun growing new plants for free and learn a lot about their hobby while they do....
Plants to Avoid in the Garden
Plants to Avoid in the Garden
Some of the most beautiful garden plants pose a hidden threat especially to children; knowing what to avoid is the key to keeping our gardens safe for our kids....
Questionnaire: Do You Know the Plants to Avoid in the Kids Garden?
Questionnaire: Do You Know the Plants to Avoid in the Kids Garden?
Everyone knows that there are some plants you need to avoid in the kids garden, but how many do you know - and why they are a danger?...
Setting Up a Greenhouse With Your Child
Setting Up a Greenhouse With Your Child
How a greenhouse is a great way to introduce your child to gardening as it can be done all year round and the weather is less of an issue. The types of things you can…...
Strange and Funny Plants
Strange and Funny Plants
Kids love nature. But what kids love most are strange and funny plants with unusual colors, forms, and growing characteristics. These types of plants provoke interest…...
Taking Simple Cuttings
Taking Simple Cuttings
Taking cuttings is a great way for kids to grow some new plants for themselves, and with appropriate supervision, even the youngest of children can take part....
Teach Kids About Planting With Seeds and Bulbs
Teach Kids About Planting With Seeds and Bulbs
It’s sometimes difficult for children to comprehend that the seed or bulb they planted will one day grow into a flower or a vegetable. Help make this process easier to…...
The Kids Vegetable Garden
The Kids Vegetable Garden
Nothing gets kids interested in nature quite like a vegetable garden. The kids vegetable garden can be a great learning tool for them and perhaps even you....
What Makes Things Grow?
What Makes Things Grow?
Here we look at Photosynthesis and Transpiration - two processes which are essential to how all flowers and plants grow....
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