gardening with kids of all ages

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Home and garden | November 25, 2017 | By

Anyone that knows me well, knows I’m very passionate about my garden!  We don’t have huge amounts of money to spend on making a fancy one, but every year we grown lots of vegetables and fruit from seed and its a process my children are very much involved with.

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Beginners guide to gardening with kids, part two.

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activities | October 18, 2015 | By

 

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Here in Christchurch, New Zealand we have been blessed with a really warm Spring so far…which has got me and the kids a bit excited about planting veges out in the garden.  Honestly, it’s a bit early but I’m feeling pretty confident!  We started growing veges from seed way back in mid to late winter so we’ve got a few things really ready to plant out as they are outgrowing their pots!

 

 

 

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Gardening with kids 101

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activities | October 12, 2015 | By

IMG_7636My Miss 3 is my most difficult child in terms of allergy, only being able to eat about 12 foods.  So I worry about her more than a Mum should have to.  But I’m finding that she really enjoys helping me in the garden and it’s a fantastic learning curve for her (yesterday she found out you can’t ‘grow’ spaghetti hahahaha), even if she can’t eat 99% of what we grow.  I think a lot of Mums I know think gardening is a lot harder than it actually is and shy away from it…so while I’m no professional gardener, I’m going to show you how easy it is to make a kid-friendly garden 🙂  

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