Tag: gardening with kids

Gardening with Kids is a Blessing

Gardening with Kids is a Blessing

I like to think that I've done my job as a gardener to at least inspire curiosity in my daughter about gardening. Gardening with kids isn't always pretty, but it's  
Radish Gardening with Kids

Radish Gardening with Kids

I picked today's piece, "Radishes," for everyone who has ever had a little garden helper or has tried gardening with kids. For me, it's my daughter, who has been my  
A Habanada Pepper Gone Wrong

A Habanada Pepper Gone Wrong

Some of my favorite stories from GreenPrints are between two partners in the garden, and some grand argument. Why is that? I'm not sure, but it always starts with one  
The Greatest Tomato Fight of All Time

The Greatest Tomato Fight of All Time

Did you know that a festival in Buñol, Spain, called La Tomatina is one big tomato fight, meant entirely for the fun and joy of throwing tomatoes at one another?  
The Yard Snake Was Not Amusing

The Yard Snake Was Not Amusing

Garden snakes. Garter snakes. Yard snakes. The name may change some, but the moniker usually refers to a small, harmless species of snakes that find homes in gardens or other  
The Joy and Chaos of Gardening with Kids

The Joy and Chaos of Gardening with Kids

I just loved reading today's story, "Tiny Gardeners," because it reminded me of my own daughter who is in kindergarten and attends a (mostly) outdoor Waldorf school. In the spring  
The Surprise Garden

The Surprise Garden

Imagine buying a home and finding out that someone planted you a surprise garden! I find many sweet stories of mini gardeners when I page through our library of GreenPrints issues,