Try these fun and engaging gardening ideas that kids will love!
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Gardening is a great way to spend time together as a family! Our team of garden education specialists have developed garden activities and theme-garden ideas specifically for parents, grandparents, and caregivers gardening with kids of all ages.
If you want to start a garden with your kids, we have two pieces of advice. First, start small. Container gardening is a great way to begin your family garden! Second, grow what your child is interested in! That could be their favorite veggie, or flowers in their favorite colors. Remember, learning is always happening and the key is to keep things fun!
Start small and grow what your child is interested in. While you know your child’s abilities best, we have some loose guidelines of what to expect based on your child’s age. If you are new to gardening, how fun for you and your child to learn something together! If something doesn’t grow how you expected, welcome to gardening. Every season and every plant is an opportunity to learn something new.
Easy Garden Activities to Do With Kids
Try one of these fun gardening ideas with your kids! We offer a range of activities, for all ages and interests, but these are our most popular.
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