urban garden

Our Urban Sensory Veggie Garden

Our Urban Sensory Veggie Garden Spring is finally here and I am excited. It is time for us to officially get started on our Urban Sensory Veggie Garden (that is a mouthful). I am looking forward to the day when I can open the curtains to the backyard and see a beautiful backyard full of veggies and greenery. We have a ton of work to get back to that place again. It is a mess. Goals For The Garden Here are my goals for the garden. I need to: 1) protect my son (Zion) from bee stings. Zion has a very …

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Homeschooler, How Does Your Garden Grow?

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 about every year. I love having a garden. It gives us an excuse to get off technology and get out side. I have a secret. I like playing in dirt. I love running the dirt through my fingers and breaking up the clumps. I even …

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Garden Play Area

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 a moment and look at this cute little backyard space. Let me know what you think? Would it work in a 20×20 backyard with limited grass space?

Things To Do This Year…

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 ideas for the boys to make a little money through our homeschool garden discuss ways that we can label our garden plants that won’t be ruined by rain finish harvesting our spring garden and discuss what worked and what didn’t

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