In my previous update on my Home Depot sponsored organic gardening series, things were not looking very good. Local animals had chewed our Swiss Chard to the bone, consumed every single pea plant, and even one tomato plant! The obvious solution was to put netting or fencing around the garden. I wasn’t thrilled with that idea, because I plant my garden primarily for my kids, and … [Read more...] about Animals, Pepper, and Organic Gardening
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Tips for planting an organic garden with kids. You may also enjoy this post on how to plant a container garden with kids. We are growing an organic garden this year with some help from The Home Depot – who decided to sponsor a series on organic gardening on my blog! It’s a lot of fun to have a gardening budget! We have been practicing organic gardening for the past few … [Read more...] about Organic Gardening with Kids: Planting
I’m very thrilled to be partnering with The Home Depot for a series on organic gardening this spring! We started gathering our organic vegetable gardening supplies last fall, when we raked up our leaves: Jumping in the leaves is super fun, it’s fantastic exercise, AND it compacts the leaves so that they fit in the compost bin a little better! We put them in our compost … [Read more...] about Organic Gardening: Do You Have an Organic Garden?
We have had a long winter in Massachusetts this year, but it is finally starting to look like spring! When temperatures hit 50 degrees (Fahrenheit) on Wednesday, my New England kids thought it was summer. We went to Emma’s school and they spent two hours running delightedly around the playground! Right now, our yard still looks a lot like this: But the snow is … [Read more...] about Spring Gardening and Landscaping Projects!