We got a late start on the garden this year and it is smaller than usual, but the kids have loved getting the dirt ready, planting the seeds, and watching things grow. What I love the most is watching things that you never planted (at least not this year) grow up and turn into food … Read more
With spring just around the corner, my thoughts are turning to the garden. We live in the city, so we have a tiny backyard garden and we need to make the most of our space. In the six years that we have lived in our row house, we have had some variety of garden just … Read more
We have a small backyard and I would love for it to be more interesting for the kids. I came across this picture a very long time ago and it is very inspiring for me. With spring quickly approaching (okay, maybe just in my imagination), I thought I would share this idea with you. Take … Read more
Every year we create a little Urban Sensory Garden to enhance our home learning experience and meet the needs of our kids who need sensory input (we have autism in the family). What is a sensory garden? Sensory Garden Sensory Garden For Kids Teach Kids About Sensory Plants In The Garden How To Create A … Read more
These are the things I would like us to explore this year: growing sprouts in a jar making plantable paper making garden mosaic stepping stones and plant pots growing an indoor herb window garden planning and planting our fall garden planning and planting our spring garden starting seeds indoors as needed for our garden exploring … Read more
The far left of this pictureis a Spider Wort in a pot. The square on the left has a marigold and peas. The next square has a cucumber plant that is taking it’s own sweet time. The next square is a very sad cucumber plant. I don’t think he likes the water that drips from … Read more
These are my broccoli plants. I had never seen broccoli grow before. This has been amazing to watch.