Tag: gardening with kids

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?  
Let the Joy of Gardening Grow from Seed

Let the Joy of Gardening Grow from Seed

The practice and joy of gardening come in stages. There’s no gardener that woke up one day and devised the perfect garden beds, chose the perfect seeds, grew them perfectly  
Raising Young Gardeners

Raising Young Gardeners

As parents and grandparents of potential young gardeners, we have watched whimsical playtime in the backyard turn to bright staring faces behind blue tablets and screens. Eating out at a  
How to Make a Compost Smoothie

How to Make a Compost Smoothie

There’s no better friend than a gardening friend. I say that because one good tip from a gardening friend is worth a lifetime in the garden. For example, let’s talk  
A Simple Lesson for Gardening with Kids

A Simple Lesson for Gardening with Kids

When my children were young, I was sure that they didn’t listen. Even a doe-eyed three year old attached at the hip who seems like they’re patiently listening to all  
Is Gardening With Kids Still Worthwhile?

Is Gardening With Kids Still Worthwhile?

While reading today’s story, I am reminded of my own children when they were young, and how they were always watching and listening, even if they weren’t particularly interested in