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Friday, March 16, 2012

Three simple ways to engage kids with gardening
Theresa Loe | 5 Comments
 

Get those kids outside! Theresa Loe shares asy tips how.

I’m all about getting kids out into the garden while teaching them environmental stewardship and sustainable gardening practices. In our own city garden in Los Angeles my kids and I compost, raise chickens and grow our own vegetables year round.

When parents see how my kids love to garden, they often....

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Monday, August 22, 2011

Garden at its end
Marci Gilbert | 1 Comments
 

Oh my poor garden. I have enjoyed having a little balcony garden in Houston, Texas, over the last few months, but I have given up hope that it’s doing anything worth sharing. The peppers have wilted or not grown at all, the basil never grew back after picking it once,....

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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Heat and harvest
Marci Gilbert | Post a comment
 

We have now been growing an herb and vegetable garden for two and a half months! We frequently use the variations of basil, but have not used the peppers or tomatoes yet. They don't look quite ready, but I actually don't know how to tell when a vegetable is ready.

I have some photos to share that show our veggies growing and a few more photos can be seen on....

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Friday, January 07, 2011

School gardens: first steps
Burpee Home Gardens | 2 Comments
 

Teachers across the country are getting psyched about school vegetable gardens! They see the value, and the endless curriculum and hands-on possibilities they present for students of all ages and abilities. We at Burpee Home Gardens can attest to that: We were overwhelmed with the responses to our "I Can Grow" Youth Garden Award. And we look forward to making a school garden dream a reality for five lucky organizations this spring.

But for everyone else just scratching....

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Tagged: basic community container first-time involvement kids maintenance planning raised beds small vegetables youth gardens in Dig In, Get Started Social Gardening Tips & Tricks



Wednesday, September 08, 2010

I ‘stole’ garden pots from the supermarket
Shirley Bovshow | 3 Comments
 

I am admitting to everyone that I stole some garden pots from the supermarket. I can’t believe I got away with it! This is how I did it.

To the left of the entrance doors of my supermarket is the floral department. Its offerings are nothing special: your typical mini roses, gift azaleas and “foliage plants.” Oh yeah, they have balloons there,....

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