Kids Spring Herb Garden

Springtime is the perfect time for kids to plant their first garden. An herb garden is a good choice, as herbs are easy to grow, most being hardy perennials, and once established will keep growing year after year. Herbs will grow in pots, window boxes, or mixed into a raised bed veggie garden. Herbs help…

Kids Pollinator Garden

The use of pesticides has caused a wholesale destruction of insect life, including bees, butterflies, and beneficial insects. Wildflower gardens in residential yards, pollinator habitats on federal land, bee and butterfly habitats on business and school campuses are springing up across the country to meet this challenge. Native wildflowers that had been thought of as…

Kids Wildlife Habitat

Kids can be responsible stewards of the earth by starting in their own yard. Creating a sustainable landscape with low water usage and low maintenance where we live is an attainable goal. Ninety percent of insects are beneficial and aesthetically beautiful native plants are their food and shelter. To make a landscape sustainable the plants…

Kids Biodynamic Garden

Kids can grow abundant food in small spaces with techniques developed over the last century. In the 1920’s the philosopher, Rudolf Steiner, and his followers broke from conventional monoculture row planting and invented a gardening method called biodynamic, using organic compost and mulch for fertilizers and practicing companion planting. Biodynamic gardening also takes into account…

Kids Wildflower Seed Balls

Kids can grow native wildflowers and help restore a healthy balance to their local ecosystem. Growing organic native wildflowers saves water, feeds and shelters birds and other wildlife, and attracts beneficial insects with their favorite food. Organic milkweed is the only food for the Monarch butterfly which is endangered, like the honey bee, because of…

Kids grow Organic

Kids can save the Planet by growing an organic fruit, herb, and veggie garden in the patio, backyard, school, or community garden. Kids can grow their own abundant, cost effective, organic snack bowl of fruits and veggies. Local, fresh, organic produce has more nutritional value, is more delicious, and creates a better environment for everyone. …

Kids Flower Garden

Kids can plant flowers in their organic container herb and veggie garden that grow better when cut often, providing a cutting garden that entices pollinators and garden partners.  Many perennial flowers, like hollyhocks and foxgloves, are beautiful decoration in the garden and can provide food for hummingbirds and bees. Kids can create gorgeous bouquets to…

Kids Pollinator Garden

Kids can attract butterflies, bees and other pollinators by planting food for them that kids like too. Kids can find a large container, 18 to 24 inches, and fill it with organic potting soil and starter plants: organic strawberry, basil, parsley, and thyme. Bees, butterflies, and kids like these plants. Kids can plant milkweed to…

Kids’ Garden Ecosystem

Kids are fascinated by nature blooming in an organic veggie garden, where a community of living things get along together and flourish. Wherever the garden is located, on a balcony, patio, or backyard, kids can create an environment to boost the harvest. Kids can plant certain plants to create an ecosystem for the birds and…

Be my Honey Bee

Kids love honey, but they are afraid of bees. Really the honeybee is more afraid of the human and stings only to protect itself. Pictured here is a honeybee hive that grew happily under a wicker chair on my patio three steps from my door. Kids can learn to be beekeepers in an organic backyard…