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Entries Tagged as 'foodietots kitchen garden'

Worm Wednesday: Celebrating Strawberries

May 26th, 2011 · 2 Comments

I’ve lived in Virginia for more than a decade (gulp), and yet I still have trouble thinking of May as strawberry season. Growing up, the grange down the road from our house hosted an enormous strawberry shortcake festival every Father’s Day weekend. On the bright side, Virginia’s accelerated berry season means I get to enjoy […]

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Worm Wednesday: Egglings from Mossy

May 18th, 2011 · 2 Comments

If you’re still on the fence about planting a garden this spring, here’s a super fun idea: seeds planted in empty eggshells. Even if you’ve already started a garden, this is a quick project to do with kids on a rainy day (if you don’t mind a little mess indoors) — or file it away […]

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Worm Wednesday: How to Start an Herb Garden

May 11th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Perhaps you don’t have enough room, or time, for a full-size garden. An herb garden is an easy way to dabble in gardening and can be done on a window sill, porch or anywhere where you can stick a pot. Planting an herb garden is a good project for young kids, as it can be […]

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Got Worms? Join Us for Worm Wednesday!

May 4th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Earlier this spring, I picked the boy up from school on a rainy evening. As we left the building, with a classmate and their teacher, we saw dozens of worms squiggling through puddles on the sidewalk. The kids quickly started scooping up the worms to move them to higher ground, cheered on by their teacher […]

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Foodie Tots in the Garden: Planning & Planting

April 20th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Our first year kitchen garden experiment didn’t yield a whole lot in terms of edibles, but the pride in the four-year-old’s face as he told people (family, neighbors, total strangers in the garden store…) about his garden made it all worthwhile. He may not have liked the sungold cherry tomatoes, but he loved to pick […]

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