Is gardening really a decent metaphor for raising children? I think it is, in many ways. “You reap what you sow” is only kind of true… and that’s okay.
We love these succulent plants that are planted into recycled food tin cans. They are cute DIY gifts for Mother’s Day.
I’ve seen succulents planted in just about everything these days; they’ll grow in anything with very minimal care. So let’s make our own and why not make them skulls for Halloween!?!
Gardening can be a great family activity, and it’s an awesome way to expand your child’s food horizons, too!
Terrariums are perfect projects for those without green thumbs and as an introductory gardening project and summer activity for kids. Here are some smart tips and a tutorial on how to make a terrarium.
Design Mom’s new family video series Olive Us, featuring her six children, is an absolute delight. Not only is it instructional, but you see the kids being kind to each other. Our children need to see more of that in this world.
My kindergartner brought home seeds from school to grow carrots.
And thus my how-to guide for successfully growing carrots with young children was born.
Prune and snip!
Composting. Ew. And yay!
Tomato planting for Dummies.
Finding your inner crunch through a vegetable garden.
Spring begins tomorrow. Why not celebrate by planting your decorative and useful Spring Herb Garden.