Category Archives: Gardening With Children

A Story of a School-Yard Chicken Inquiry

The Chickens Have Arrived!   Now what? Between joyous giggles, the child beside me blurts out, “Look at Greg!” “Who’s Greg?” I wonder to myself before noticing everyone is pointing at the smallest of our ten hens. The wee, jet black … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reasons to Garden with your Children 4

1. Nutrition 2. Gardner in the Garden 3. Loving the Natural Environment 4.)Increased Sensory Experiences 5.) Food Security 6.) Wonder and Discovery 7.) Establish Nature Routines 8.) Emergent Learning 9.) Community 10.) Hard Work Builds Character 4.)Increased Sensory Experiences “We … Continue reading

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Butterfly Flutterby

Robert Graves – Flying Crooked The butterfly, a cabbage-white, (His honest idiocy of flight) Will never now, it is too late, Master the art of flying straight, Yet has- who knows so well as I?- A just sense of how … Continue reading

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Workshop- Garden Problem Solving

Bad Soil? Vandalism? No space? Stinky compost bin worries? After this workshop you may be surprised by your ability to garden almost anywhere and solve some common problems! By being a little more prepared for the unexpected and learning some … Continue reading

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May 1st is International Guerrilla Gardening Day

Did you know that May 1st is International Guerilla Gardening Day? Wikipedia defines Guerilla Gardening as ” gardening on land that the gardeners do not have legal right to use, often an abandoned site or area not cared for by … Continue reading

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Springtime Inspiration

I just spent the day at ‘Gardening Saturday’ and now I’m itching to start digging in the mud.  The weather is fabulous so hopefully you’ll be spending some time outdoors.  If you can’t get out then spend some time checking … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reasons to Garden with Children 3

1. Nutrition 2. Gardner in the Garden 3. Loving the Natural Environment 4. Increased Sensory Experiences 5. Food Security 6. Wonder and Discovery 7. Establish Nature Routines 8. Emergent Learning 9. Community 10. Hard Work Builds Character 3. Loving the … Continue reading

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