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Make Plant Markers from Popsicle Craft Sticks

Gardening time is in full swing now, and plant markers are a great craft to work on this month. They serve two purposes: to distinguish between similar looking seedlings, and to add some color and whimsy to your vegetable and… Continue Reading →

5 Things You Need to Garden with Kids

We love to garden. Planting and growing is one thing my kids love to do with me that doesn’t feel like a chore. I don’t know if it’s the dirt they get to put their hands in or watching our… Continue Reading →

Make a Kid-Friendly Terrarium

Guest post by Carrie of Little Big Terrariums are a great craft for kids because they are fun in all stages of development. Picking out plants, containers and little figurines to go inside can be just as fun as making… Continue Reading →

Saturday Spotlight: Gardening

Gardening is in full swing and I’m happy to be showcasing some really great gardens from over at the M&T Spotlight. *Next week, I’ll be featuring all things BOY. Submit your tutorials and projects that are centered around boys to… Continue Reading →

A Wee Enchanted Garden and Easter Bunny Napkin Holders

I’m featured over at the Creativity for Kids blog sharing a couple of fun activities and crafts for kids. The thing I love best about being a featured blogger this week is the photo they asked me to provide for… Continue Reading →

Getting Ready for Spring Planting

Who here is ready for spring? I definitely am! My grass is starting to turn green, leaf buds are beginning on my trees, and I’m hoping the snow will keep to the mountains for now. So it’s time to start… Continue Reading →

Maximizing Your Garden With Square Foot Gardening

I love to grow vegetables in my garden. I have 2 little 4×5 foot garden beds I made about 4 years ago and they’ve been providing me with fresh veggies each Summer. Last year I gave up one of the… Continue Reading →

Are You a Small Space Gardener?

I love to grow a garden, both flower and vegetable, and it’s almost planting season. We’re waiting for the last of the cold Utah weather to pass, it’s usually safe after Mother’s Day. As we do have larger garden beds… Continue Reading →

Ghosts in the Garden Graveyard

I’m contributing over at Alpha Mom’s – Once Upon a Holiday again today. Come see how I paid tribute to the vegetables in my garden that have past on. RIP, Sugar Snap Pea!

Fun with Edible Nasturtiums

Looking for something fun, edible and unusual to do with your kids? Look no further! Plant {and eat!!} nasturtiums! This summer Cate and I planted nasturtium seeds in our planter boxes, as suggested by my fabulous landscape architect friend. There… Continue Reading →

Fresh Tomato Pesto Salad

As our garden is blooming and overflowing with tomatoes, I’ve been looking for some good recipes to use them with. My mother-in-law brought over this fresh Tomato Pesto Salad dish the other night. It was so yummy, I had to… Continue Reading →

How to Shop the Local Farmers Market

Vanessa from I Never Grew Up is here again as my guest today. She’s sharing her knowledge on Farmers Markets and how to get the most from your Saturday morning experience. Farmer’s market season is in full bloom; fortunately they… Continue Reading →

Need a Few More Zucchini Recipes?

My zucchini plant looks a lot like the beast from Little Shop of Horrors. I’m waiting for it to talk back to me and say, “Feed me, Seymour!” Anyone else’s zucchini plant taking over the garden? If so, then you… Continue Reading →

Crafty Garden Markers

We’ve just planted our summer garden and needed a few markers to label our vegetables. So we made these fun and easy foam garden markers that will make it through any rainy days and help us remember what we planted…. Continue Reading →

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