Plants are having a moment. Since having to spend most of our time indoors during lockdown, it seems almost everyone has a new-found appreciation for houseplants. You only need to take a quick look at Instagram or TikTok to see just how popular indoor plants have become. From new plant parents to seasoned indoor gardeners, everyone is sharing their plant journey with followers.
Every garden tells a story, and what better way to narrate it than with the cheerful chirps of children! Home gardening has grown in popularity, providing numerous opportunities for families to bond while nurturing the earth. As you create this green oasis, the burgeoning interest in areas like the Worcester real estate market hints at how this trend can benefit homeowners, too. Here’s how you can embark on this fulfilling journey with your kids.
No matter how much time and effort you put into maintaining the garden, a time will come when you’ll need to deal with weed control and it is no different in a family garden, in fact, if you are like me that your family’s safety is paramount above all else. In my house it isn’t just the kids I worry about by Alvin our dog as pets are important to take into consideration too.
I married a farmer’s son, so it was inevitable that we were going to grow stuff in the garden and not just flowers. This became even more important to us when we had children. We wanted to show them where their food came from and to encourage them to grow their own. This year we are growing shallots, potatoes, carrots, parsnips, peas, runner beans, broad beans, cabbages, cauliflowers, salad leaves, radish, spring onions, tomatoes, strawberries (in hanging baskets) and an array of herbs (dill, basil, cress, flat parsley, chives, mint, sage and fennel). Center Parcs challenged us to share with you a day in our garden for this months Tots100 Center […]
Chris at Thinly Spread and Kate at Kate takes 5 have teamed up to produce an idiots guide to gardening with children. Even though we have raised beds, I usually leave the gardening to MadDad and the boys, but this year these ladies have inspired me to take charge and join in.
The week before last me and the boys planted tomatoes, sunflowers, peas and beans and put them in a tiny plastic greenhouse that I purchased from Aldi.