Gardening with Toddlers, 20 Things to be Aware Of

Gardening with Toddlers

Gardening with your toddler can be fun and educational. However, before you do, and because kids will be kids, there are important safety precautions you have to be aware of. Here are some of them: 1. Check the Weather: Make sure the weather isn’t too hot or cold. That’s not just bad for your toddler, … Read more

15 Gardening Activities for Preschoolers and Children Alike

15 Gardening Activities for Preschoolers and Children Alike

It’s never too early to make a green thumb out of your child. And whether you are a parent or school teacher, these gardening activities will have your child excited and learning about nature! Building a House for Useful Insects (Bug House) You can do this out of coffee cans or any empty container with … Read more

How do I Teach My Child to Plant?

How do I Teach My Child to Plant?

A question that has spanned many generations. Teaching your kid to plant, especially at a young age, is one of the best things you could do for them. There’s so much to explore, so much joy to be got, and so many good morals to learn. You wouldn’t need to explain the simple and magical … Read more

How Does Gardening Help a Child’s Development?

How Does Gardening Help a Child’s Development?

Did you know gardening offers your child many developmental benefits? Yes, it really does. Some adults are of the opinion that gardening is harmful for kids, mostly because of the chemicals, manure, and tools involved. That is untrue though. Gardening, like any activity, has its dangers, but the benefits far outweigh them. Gardening is the … Read more

How to Make Gardening Fun for Kids

How to Start a School Garden

Your garden can be the ultimate playground for your kid, you just have to make it fun! That’s the issue however, how do you make it fun? Kids have many distractions, from video games, to smartphones to TV. With distractions like these, it could feel like a herculean task making gardening fun for your kids … Read more

How to Start a School Garden

How to Start a School Garden

A school garden is an excellent way to get kids interested in gardening. There are so many benefits to creating a school garden. For one, it encourages kids to learn about science and nature. And it teaches them life morals such as responsibility, patience and teamwork. It’s also a great way to improve a kid’s … Read more

Best Mulchers Shredders for Your Garden and Kitchen

Best Mulchers Shredders

Traditionally, when you hear shredding, you instantly think of paper and you won’t be wrong, but the paper isn’t the only material you can shred. In the kitchen and gardens, waste materials can also be shredded to help make the environment look tidy and more appealing. Here in this article, we’ll be discussing the best … Read more

How do you Grow Desiree Potatoes

How do you Grow Desiree Potatoes

The Desiree potato breed is a very versatile potato specie and has several advantages. Firstly it can be used in several dishes and cooked in several ways except being used as a salad potato. It also doesn’t steam well, with the exception of steaming, it can be cooked with different methods i.e. boiling mashing roasting … Read more

How to Grow Black Russian Tomatoes

How to Grow Black Russian Tomatoes

Black Russian tomatoes originate from Russia, but little more is known about their parentage. Black Russian is an heirloom tomato that grows in colours ranging from purple to black-skinned. It is medium sized and has a rich tomato taste. Good fruiting and compact vines. It grows better in colder climates taking about 3- 4 months … Read more

How do you Grow Carrots Successfully?

How do you Grow Carrots Successfully?

Carrots grown in raised beds and containers develop far better than others that are grown in open soil. This is because, with containers, you get crumbly compost which is a more ideal cultivation medium for carrots. Growing your carrots in raised beds and containers makes it so you can have the container packed without affecting … Read more