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How do you get kids interested in gardening?

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GinaYoungren

Asked by GinaYoungren at 5:11 PM on Aug. 17, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • Mine likes to play in the dirt, so it's easy. He especially likes carrots and pulling them from the ground the first time made him so happy.
    silversmom

    Answer by silversmom at 5:13 PM on Aug. 17, 2010

  • My kids enjoy picking out flowers and watering them. Of course digging a pulling weeds is too much work for them and they wine over it.
    DesertRose75

    Answer by DesertRose75 at 5:13 PM on Aug. 17, 2010

  • It doesnt take much to get them interested once they realize they are playing in dirt,lol.
    Hand shovel and dirt...tell them to dig.Have them pick rocks out of the dirt. Explain how worms are helpful to gardens but some bugs are not very good for gardens.Get books on these bugs from the library and have them look for the bugs in the pictures. Show them how to plant. Most kids like gardening.Have fun!
    kimberlyinberea

    Answer by kimberlyinberea at 5:15 PM on Aug. 17, 2010

  • My kids are not interested in flowers, but like growing food because they like eating 'their' veggies at the end!
    Freela

    Answer by Freela at 5:27 PM on Aug. 17, 2010

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