How To Get Your Children Interested In Gardening

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I have been gardening all my life. I can remember being as young as 6 years old in the gardens with my parents and grandmother. So many great memories made and the gushing feeling of accomplishment when something I planted actually grew. Now that I am a mother with 3 kids of my own, the idea of instilling how important gardening can be is a big part of how I raise my kids. The great part, so many parents feel the same way. So here are some tips and tricks to help your kids become interested in gardening.

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Make Outdoor Memories With These 5 Kid Friendly Activities

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Sometimes it can feel nearly impossible to drag your kids outside to enjoy a beautiful day. Outdoor play can not only keep your child happy and healthy, but it can also spark their imagination and curiosity. Here are 5 kid friendly activities you can do with your children to create long lasting memories.

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8 Ways To Do Your Part For Earth Day!

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Earth Day is April 22 of every year, and this year marks 50 years of Earth Day celebrations.  Even though this year will be an odd Earth Day, we still can celebrate in our ways.  The world needs us to really look at our actions and GET IT TOGETHER!  So we want to share ways YOU can help with EARTH DAY all year long!  

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Gardening for the Brown Thumb

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Recently, I have been trying to teach my daughter how to grow food and flowers as she is learning so much while in her preschool class. They have been going over how flowers grow, why leaves change, and where food comes from. However, I will be the first to admit that I have NO gardening experience whatsoever. I was raised by my Southern grandmother and while she grew up on a farm and had a garden of her own, the green thumb did not pass down.

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Spring Gardening In Stylish Comfort

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Spring is here and that means it’s time to dig those gardening supplies out and get to work. It takes a little bit of prep time to clear out the weeds and till winter-settled soil in preparation for planting your favorite fruits, vegetables, herbs, and flowers. My husband and I like to plant tomatoes, a variety of bell peppers, cucumbers (I use these in salads and for pickling), and strawberries (for shortcake desserts and jam, yum). Sometimes we try other stuff like green beans or yellow wax beans, cantaloupe, squash, or different varieties of hot peppers. Whatever tickles our fancy while perusing the local home and garden stores.

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