Tag Archive for kids in the garden

6 Eco-Friendly Kids’ Crafts to Celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day is celebrated each year in April and the date is coming up quick, this Monday 22nd. The movement began in 1970, and, every year since, people spanning the globe have come together to help take care of the planet. While lifestyle changes, and simple habits like recycling and minimizing consumption, are important to…

Growing Vegetables with Children

bright green herbs grow closely together in pots.

Vegetable gardens not only bring fresh, seasonal produce to your table and immense satisfaction to your soul, but they can be inspirational and educational for your children. Working with compost, worms, water, seeds, insects, plant growth and the final fruits of your labour instil in children not only the importance of being involved with their…

Vegetable Garden Basics: How to grow carrots

A boy holding out a bunch of freshly harvested carrots

Carrots are a timeless vegetable. They add heartiness to a mid-winter stew or just the right amount of crunch to a summer salad. Most people think of carrots as long and tapered and of an iconic orange colour. However, carrots can also be colourful and round! Learning how to grow carrots is a relatively simple…