Gardening For Kids

Posted on August 26, 2016 By

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“If you wish to have a better world, educate the Kids properly for gardening.” This is an anonymous quote, but has significance of “wealth in millions”. Gardening for kids is before you with this purpose. To let you know what are essentialities of introducing the gardening for Kids to the kids and how to do gardening for kids in proper way.

You must understand that kids are very inquisitive for any surrounding they live in. They try to know about any matter very thoroughly if it’s a fun. So gardening for kids is to be some matter of learn and fun to let them know about the gardening. The ideal places where a kid can know about gardening are the public gardens, child nursery schools, and the home. The suggestible point is that their must be ample space to grow a garden and let kids play and see what are the trees, plants , grasses, flowers, bushes and shrubs. The proper way according to the gardening for kids is making them to work with you in the garden. Tell them how to

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Gardening For Kids

Posted on May 7, 2016 By

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Whether you’re gardening for kids or simply gardening for family, 4 things needs to be highlighted. With regards to these 4 variables, it can help make garden with your kids more enjoyable; Dirt, Water, Atmosphere and Learning.

Dirt – When it is about gardening with your children, finding the finest dirt is important. Often the dirt provides existence in your plant; which means it is advisable to stay clear of materials which unfortunately ruin that garden soil. This includes inorganic sprays, fertilizers and even many other materials that are inorganic or made with chemicals. However, you ought to give food to your dirt. The soil comes with organisms in it such as fungi plus worms when many of these organisms provide existence towards your vegetation, you ought to provide in return to them. Probably the most organic nutrient that you can use to help provide for your soil is generally compost. This is a kind of material that will be replenishing to the garden soil. The particular soil must have an advanced PH level also known as the alkaline soil. Should your soil

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The Practice of Gardening for Kids

Posted on April 1, 2016 By

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If you are a nature lover, then the practice of gardening certainly brings you a step closer to nature. Gardening is a part of horticulture that allows you to grow plants of your choice. You can also create a lively green and soothing area near your house by sowing seeds. The art of gardening for Kids needs proper care and practice, and a result gives you colorful flowers, fruits and vegetables. All you require to start gardening is a certain space. If you have a front or back yard, you can easily start working on your gardening activities. Selecting the right space or area plays a pivotal role in the process of gardening. However, people living in multi-storied apartments hardly find any gardening Tips space. In such cases, they can take the initiative on an apartment portico, terrace or roofs.

While sowing seeds or cultivating plants on the soil, make sure the plants get sufficient sunlight so that they can grow. In addition to sufficient sunlight, make sure the soil has an abundance of nutrients and minerals. Soil

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Garden Play Houses Are a Sound Investment

Posted on August 19, 2016 By

I have a picture of me sitting in my wooden train when I was six years old. My father used to build me garden play houses, trains, and forts. He was a skilled licensed contractor with a lot of spare wood around. He was not going to pay for one when he could create and build his own. If you had a dad like me you know what I mean.

But unless you are like my dad, skilled and licensed to build things, you probably will go to your local store that specializes in garden play houses. With all of these electronic gizmos on the market which keep kids playing on their computer or in front of their televisions a play house is a great idea. Is the complaint about kid’s video games over? Have parents simply given up the fight against violent video games?

Have parents surrendered to the video game manufacturers? Or have they no alternative to these games of killing and mayham? Give your children what they want, a chance to use their imagination. Do this and you will not have to wrest the video game out of their hands. Kids choose

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Tips to Get Your Kids to Enjoy Home Gardening

Posted on August 18, 2016 By

Little kids love to try new things and get dirty. So what better time is there to introduce them to home gardening? If you make it fun for them, they will love gardening for the rest of their lives.

Here are some tips you might want to follow:

  1. Give the kids a good selection of plants to choose from. If you are putting in flowers, they are going to prefer the bright, colorful ones, so include some in your landscaping selections. When offering choices for vegetables, the kids will be less likely to choose ones they don’t enjoy eating. Squash and melons take a large space, so you might not want to start with those. But radishes grow fast, and tomatoes, bush beans, lettuce, and beets all are very different in their growth and will intrigue youngsters. You want to choose hearty plants that will easily survive.
  2. It is important that the kids help from the very beginning. Let them work the soil with their little toy tools, and help make the rows for planting seed. You can fix things as you move along behind them “checking out” their progress. If the seeds are too small for their little fingers, you plant and

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Tips For Home Gardening That Are Enjoyable

Posted on August 17, 2016 By

Normal kids would always find dirt places their favourite toys, and certainly, home gardening is one sure activity that kids are having fun. Allow the children to choose the plants they would like to grow. This article gives you tips and information on how to make your kids getting excited in home gardening.

1. Let the children choose the plants that they like most.
Children do really love bright colors, so make sure to have varieties of bright color plants. Examples of bright flowers are zinnias and cosmos, they will definitely magnet the kids. Make sure to include sunflowers, everything that is tall and hazy will certainly overwhelm the children. Avoid plants that may trigger allergies to the children.

2. Starting seeds
Allow your children to help you out with the starting seeds. Some might be so tiny for their small fingers, but is advantageous to protect their hands from the dirt.

3. Make a Home Gardening Journal
Encourage your children to create a journal, every important activity they have made to the plants can be written in the journal. From the planting of the plant up to the time they see the first

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A Mini Herb Garden For Kids

Posted on July 16, 2016 By

Young children love to learn about all sorts of things and have a natural need to fill their brain cells with information and know-how.

It is a great time to introduce them to the wonders of life and its evolution and through the growing and taking care of a miniature herb garden. The little ones will a wonderful time at caring for the garden and seeing their little plants develop.

In turn, the kids will learn a valuable lesson and understand the fundamentals of life and its evolution, taking a responsible commitment at caring for the plants, the rewards of flavoring food with its growth and a great sense of achievement.

What You Will Need:

* Small pots of various herbs such as oregano, basil, mint, rosemary,tarragon.(1 plant of each is sufficient)
* A medium-sized box (big enough to contain 3 small herbs)
* Soil, sand and small rocks o assure good drainage
* 3 plastic forks
* Card board sheets
* Pens or pencils

How To Go About It:

1 – Make the connection between the choice of plants and the use they will have for preparing food. What are

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Home Landscaping Design

Posted on July 15, 2016 By

Home landscaping design can add great amount of value to your garden. However in order to make your efforts successful it is necessary to first plan your entire effort into a scheduled plan so that you get most out of your efforts.

Most people start out with excitement for a great home landscape idea but without much knowledge of executing them in the backyard or front yard their efforts may go into vain.

That’s why here is a simple 3-step plan that works for every type of home garden very easily and with least efforts.

Step 1) Write down what you intend to have in the finished garden on a piece of paper. This step is absolutely important and many guys mess it up or completely eliminate from the process.

Once you know what you want in the home garden it becomes a simple task of getting it together in the assigned budget. Gardening is a simple process of planning and executing within the limitations of budget and the physical boundaries of the backyard.

Step 2) Create simple sketches using pencil and paper or a landscaping design software (if you can). Try

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Garden Play is Good Kids

Posted on July 14, 2016 By

Do you encourage your children to spend time playing outdoors? It’s something to think about as playing in the garden can be great exercise for your kids.

The important of childhood exercise has been highlighted in a number of recent reports. It seems that our children simply aren’t getting enough exercise as they should be doing. This may seem like a minor concern but it could actually have some rather large consequences.

One potential problem is that our children could become obese. This is now an issue for more and more kids. As well as leaving them liable to teasing at school, it also throws up some very serious issues.

Obese children face the prospect of far more health problems in young life. Unfortunately, the problems don’t stop there. Bad habits that are picked up at a young age may well continue into adult life. That could mean ongoing health issues.

So if your kids aren’t getting enough exercise then it may be worth asking yourself whether you really are giving them the best start in life.

Fortunately, this is something that can be resolved fairly easily. If your kids spend too

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Benefits of Gardening For Kids

Posted on July 13, 2016 By

Evidently, we can see how nature is treated these days. It is a sad thing to know that people do not pay attention so much anymore to the environmental problems. What can we do about this? It is as simple as beginning with the children. It is good to see the children’s involvement with environment-friendly activities. One such nature-loving activity that children could easily get their hands on is gardening. Why should you consider gardening for your children?

Here are the benefits that gardening could easily provide the children with:

  1. Science In planting, children are indirectly taught the wonders of science like the plants life cycle and how humans intervention can break or make the environment. They can have a first hand experience on the miracle of life through a seed. This would unquestionably be a new and pleasurable experience for the kids.
  2. Life – Observing a seed grow into a tree is just as fantastic as the conception to birth and growth of a child. Sooner or later, kids will learn to love their plants and value the life in them. Gardening could actually help imitate how life should be treated – it should be

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Two Great Kids Party Art Projects

Posted on June 12, 2016 By

Here are two great kids party art projects for your next party. Custom Wood Gliders and A Garden Party

Custom Air Planes For a party of 10

What You Will Need

15 Balsa Gliders ready to assemble. They cost about $1 and are available at most 99 cent shops and craft stores. They are fragile so I recommend buying extra to have on hand.

Permanent Markers I recommend buying (if you don’t already have them) 3 packs of 10 or 12.

What to Do

Have the children decorate the parts with markers. Assemble the planes, and take them outside or to the big room and let them play.

Let them decorate their party bag or give them a brown paper lunch sack to decorate and take their custom glider in that.

Garden Party for 10

What you will need:

13 Plastic plant containers about 3″ diameter (extra on hand is always a good idea)

5 lb bag of potting soil

2 Packages of your favorite herb or flower*

3 boxes of adhesive foam shapes**

25 Dinner sized paper plates

5

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Neither Are Most Home Gardens

Posted on June 11, 2016 By

No, Rome wasn’t built in a day and your garden will not be either. You can hire a contractor but I promise you that the life that lives in a garden is better off nurtured by you and your own vision of what it will be. A contractor does the work for money. You will do it for love. In the end it will make all the difference. My garden areas that surround my home have been developing for 30 years. I’ve added outdoor rooms where I serve dinner under a vine laden arbor hanging with begonias and wind chimes. Apple trees now provide an autumn harvest and all year round feed hummingbirds at the hummingbird feeders.

Your garden will respond to the ebb and flow of your life and will reflect your effort at the times when you have the energy and life to give it. “To everything there is a season, And a time for every purpose under heaven.”Ecclesiastes 3:1 Our lives have times and events for which the garden serves different purposes.

  • When children are young there is play equipment set up in a backyard and perhaps a small vegetable garden to

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Should Kids Garden

Posted on June 10, 2016 By

The answer to that question whether “should kids garden?” is probably obvious – and one that is in the affirmative. But what lies behind saying ‘yes’?

Most normal kids would prefer to play in their spare time and certainly not do chores – and gardening does involve work. Yet, without a great deal of thought, the benefits are fairly obvious.

What isn’t so apparent is how to entice or get the kids enthusiastic about not just idea of having their own garden, but also be persistent in their care of it.

Some Ideas Worth Trying

Tie their veg growing to pocket money – say you will buy for the home any produce they grow. Obviously, you will need to take into account any problems – like bugs eating all their hard work – you don’t want them discouraged. Perhaps their allowance can be more tied to their efforts regardless of the end product.

This activity is also good to introduce kids to new vegetables – it is good for them to see that our food doesn’t start out wrapped in cling wrap! Perhaps though it is better to begin with them growing

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Wonderful Play Sets For Kids

Posted on June 9, 2016 By

Cubby houses have become an ideal addition to most homes in Australia. You can have these in your backyard or your garden. These are also wide use in daycares and play centers. They are also widely used in schools. These give them a place to release all their energy and play with their friends and siblings. This gives them a place to be away from the grown ups and have a space of their own. Children can let loose and let their imagination go wild in these cubby houses.

You now buy these at a number of stores online. You can choose from a wide variety of designs and styles. Manufacturers would even customize your set to suit your backyard or garden. They would make a cubby house which would blend perfectly with your surroundings. Theses look very beautiful as they are made from the finest pine trees. These look great and provide a lot of fun for the kids. These play sets and cubby houses have everything to keep the kids entertained for hours. Buying them online has made it much easier to choose one of these. You could go through the various designs and styles

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Kids Having Fun

Posted on May 8, 2016 By

Do you remember when you were younger, and it was safe to get out and about? What about when riding a bike to school was the norm and every kid had to get to school by themselves? What happened to the days where it was considered normal to get out and about walking the streets, hanging out with mates and meeting up with each other to play?

Are Kids Having Fun Anymore?

Are there any days where kids are having fun just playing? Can they rely on creating their own fun or do they have to stay in doors playing the latest game on their Xbox, Wii, PlayStation or DS? I remember a time when it was cool to walk from a mate’s house, to the local shops or to school. Or even to the train station so we could all meet up with other mates and catch a train to the movies. There was never a time back then when sitting at home for hours on end was allowed. Gosh there was many a times when I heard “Go on, outside and play – get the air and sun into you.”

Staying Home

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Planning the Perfect Garden

Posted on May 6, 2016 By

A great activity for children during the summer months is gardening. They can either help you with our gardening or you could help them create their very own garden. This can be really exciting for a kid, and is also a great way to teach kids about how their food grows, and the basics of the plant life cycle.

Like anything you do with your kid you should pre-plan the garden. You will want to talk to your child to see what kind of vegetables they would like to grow, and to make sure you can grow that kind of vegetable in your climate. This may take a little research on your behalf. Visiting the local garden store or lumberyard and asking questions is a great and easy way to get advice, or just simply research online if you are able to.

Once you have decided what to grow, it is sometimes beneficial to let the seeds germinate indoors. You can get a cheap indoor gardening kit to help you out. Starting the seeds inside gives them a greater chance of survival as the temperature in your house in consistent, and once the weather has

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A Windowsill Herb Garden

Posted on May 5, 2016 By

Growing a windowsill herb garden for kids is a great way to get them involved in gardening and cooking. You will be surprised at how their faces light up when they see their plants begin to grow. When their herbs are used as part of a meal, they will let everyone know with pride. Fast-growing, easy to grow herbs are best for children.

Basil can be grown from seeds or cuttings, offering kids an opportunity to see more than one option for planting. To prepare cuttings, soak steps for approximately two weeks in water until roots begin to appear and then plant in pots. It does well in sunny locations that are free of drafts.

Summer savory is another easy to grow plant. It is began from seeds and germination takes two to three weeks. It needs plenty of full sunlight and rich, well-drained soil to thrive. In pots, you will find it necessary to fertilize every month or so to achieve optimal growth. To encourage prolific growth, you can pinch the growing points of the plant.

Fennel is a versatile herb as the entire plant-bulbs, seeds and leaves-can be used in cooking. It is

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Gardening for Kids

Posted on April 4, 2016 By

Children are continually bombarded with advertising for fast food and unhealthy treats. One of the most important lessons you can teach them is how to tend and grow their own food from the garden.

There are plenty of quick and easy projects that the children can get involved in. The projects will teach them about nutrition, nature, recycling and organic gardening. That’s a good outcome!

The no dig garden is a particularly good project for children because the garden can be built and planted in just a couple of hours. You do not have to prepare the garden for weeks in advance, as with other growing methods. There are detailed instructions for building a no dig garden on my website (www.no-dig-vegetablegarden.com). If a full on garden seems too ambitious at the start, try something simpler.

  • Growing bean shoots is the quickest way to grow edible things. In just a few days, the kids will be able to pop fresh bean shoots in a salad or sandwich or just eat them as they come. This will also work with alfalfa, cress and snow pea seeds. Put the seeds into a clean, wide mouth jar and

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Herb Gardening For Kids

Posted on April 3, 2016 By

Gardening is a great educational experience for children, and herb gardening is especially good for kids, because most herbs are very easy to grow. They generally require very little maintenance, and can survive through a little abuse and neglect.

Nature is a favorite subject for many children. They love to learn and explore topics that have to do with nature, so gardening is a very good learning experience that they’ll actually enjoy. They will be really excited to know that they’re growing something they can actually eat later!

Your children may not even know about all of the wonderful herbs that are out there, so it’s great to teach them about all of the different types. They can learn what each herb looks like when it’s fresh, what the herbs smell like, and the different uses for each type.

Don’t overwhelm your child. Children should start out with very small herb gardens. Just three to five plants is probably enough to get started. You want the herb garden to be a fun learning experience for the child, not a back-breaking chore!

You might want to start kids out with a “pizza garden.” You’ll

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What Everybody Ought to Know About Gardening

Posted on April 2, 2016 By

Every one needs food to stay alive so gardening is very important as it provides food. One has to decide the amount of area he is going to use for the purpose of gardening. The area for gardening might be a small square box or even acres of land can be used.

Gardening is done in different seasons; it depends on the climatic condition and the place you live. People who have experience in gardening can grow fresh vegetables which can be used for dinner and can be preserved for the winter. Children must learn about gardening as it teaches them various things like from where we get food, various stages of the plants life and also patience.

Gardening provides kids to know about the value of gardening and they get a chance to go out and do something that is productive. They might be given a pot or a box to grow the plant they like. For planting you would need to purchase soil, seeds, hand held garden tools for watering and few fertilizer if necessary.

Children need to learn the steps involved in gardening, for this they might be allowed to read

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