What do kids and beans have in common? They both love to climb! In today’s tutorial, we’ll show you how to make a bean tipi (or teepee!) for beans to climb. The kids? They’ll be hiding inside in another month or so. 🙂 This was a big project (and a big tipi!), so we spread… Continue reading »
If you’re starting to grow vegetables or adding another growing area to you yard, you want to find the best location for your garden. Maybe you’ve looked at the possibilities and wondered…
What if you could grow food in just a couple of weeks in a small space any time of year? Microgreens are the way to do it! In this post, I’ll show you how to start growing your own microgreens. I like to think of this as the fastest, easiest version of container gardening! This… Continue reading »
Or How to Sneak a Peek of Seeds Starting to Grow! If you’ve ever wondered, “Are these old seeds still any good to plant?” this tutorial will help you find out. It’s also a fun way to see what happens when seeds sprout, a process that is usually hidden from view under the soil.
Starting a garden from scratch can be a miserable experience, especially if the ground is hard and the area you want to use is full of grass or weeds. But how can you start a garden without tilling or digging to prepare the area? The answer is sheet mulching, and in this step-by-step tutorial, we’ll show you… Continue reading »
“Wormies!” Kids love worms. At least, mine do. 🙂 The boys helped me make this simple worm bin last fall, and the worms have been busy eating our food waste ever since. Here’s a step-by-step tutorial of how to make a worm bin with kids. Our worm bin project started with a dish of earthworms… Continue reading »