Category: Garden Activities

20
Nov

How to Build a Great Corn Maze

Mazes have been a fun way to pass the time for as long as we have documented human history. Over 5,000 years ago, mazes were even carved into the walls of tombs. For the last 400 years, we’ve been incorporated mazes into gardens, fields, and other natural structures. If you have access to a corn […]

20
Nov

How to Create an Herb Spiral Garden

Herbs are one of the easiest ways to introduce kids to gardening. Many herbs are very easy to grow, produce quickly, and then you get to use them in the foods you eat. For many kids, that equates to a lot of fun. Many herb gardens are planted in containers, window sills, or special spaces […]

20
Nov

Fun Theme Garden Ideas to Try

Planting a garden is only half the fun you can have each year. Another way to create a love for gardening within your family is to create theme gardens on your property. A theme garden can follow any idea that is important to you, your kids, and your family. There are great theme gardens that […]

20
Nov

How to Plant a Butterfly Garden

It doesn’t take much to start a butterfly garden at home. All you need to do is choose the flowering plants which invite butterflies to come over for some food. Whenever you plant flowers which attract butterflies, you’ll create a place where butterfly populations will begin to grow. The best flowers for butterflies are dependent […]

20
Nov

What Is a Pollinator Celebration Meal?

Did you know that many of our major crops rely on insect pollination to supply us with the foods we need? Although some of our grains are self-pollinated, many of our fruits and vegetables need some help. Some of our crops, such as cherries and blueberries, are 90% dependent on honey bees providing the pollination. […]

20
Nov

How to Make a Plants Parts Salad

What do you think of when you see a salad? There’s some lettuce in there, right? You might put in some tomatoes. Do you put carrots in the salad? One fun way to embrace everything that vegetables provide (and tomatoes) is to use different parts from each item to make the salad. That means your […]

20
Nov

How to Use Kitchen Scraps for Gardening

Every kitchen produces food scraps that are treated as waste. Instead of throwing these items away, there are multiple ways that you can use the items for your garden. All you need to have is some creativity and effort. In return, you’ll be able to grow plants from what might normally go into your compost […]

20
Nov

Fall in Love with Nature’s Toothbrush

If you’re interested in growing a fruit at home, then apples are a good option to consider. Apple trees are easy to grow in most climates. You can grow them at home, turn them into numerous products, or go purchase some that are locally-grown at your farmers’ market. Autumn is the best time to celebrate […]

20
Nov

How to Make a Winterberry Wreath

At the end of the year, the signs of the season always come upon us. Christmas trees are offered for sale, gingerbread is baked, and winterberry wreaths are put out for display. The sight of a bright red winterberry wreath makes many people think of home. Instead of purchasing one at the store this year, […]

20
Nov

How to Save Seeds Properly

When you’re working in a garden, seeds are going to be produced at harvest. Instead of going to the store to purchase new seeds for the next year, a few simple steps at home can preserve the seeds you already have. The first step to saving seeds is to plan for it. That means you […]