Apr 29, 2019
This is a great time of year to get outdoors! Children are naturally drawn to nature and there are so many learning opportunities in the garden.
"Why try to explain miracles to your kids when you just plant a garden." - Robert Brault
Whether you are growing a full vegetable or flower garden or just starting out, whether you are homeschooling or wanting to add to your children's experiences and knowledge, the benefits are undeniable and extend to health, wellness, mental clarity, family bonding, creating memories, education, and so much more!
In this episode, we explore the values and life-lessons that families can learn together in the garden. We even have tips on vegetables that are easier for beginners and lots of resources to help you get started!
What will your family grow this season?
Resources From This Episode:
Jon J. Muth, Stone Soup
Barbara Kingsolver, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: http://www.animalvegetablemiracle.com/
Grace Lin, The Ugly Vegetables: https://www.gracelin.com/content.php?page=book_uglyveg
Dr. Seuss, The Lorax
Bill Peet, The Wump World: http://www.billpeet.net/pages/wump.htm
University of California, Life Lab: https://www.lifelab.org/
Project Season - Shelburne Farms, Project Season: https://shelburnefarms.org/