Gardening With Kids – Giant Pumpkins In The Garden

Gardening With Kids – Giant Pumpkins In The Garden
As parents, one of our greatest joys is sharing our hobbies with our kids. For my oldest son, this meant growing pumpkins. Each year, I’d hoe a mound of dirt and he would plant a child-sized handful of pumpkin seeds in each hill. All went well until we noticed our county fair had a category for giant pumpkins. Naturally, we got bit by the competition bug. Giant Pumpkin Growing I’ve always felt healthy competition is a good thing. It encourages all of us to strive to do our best. And when used as a measure of our own improvement and not as a means of lording superiority over others, competition can be the driving force for personal growth. As such, I don’t believe in giving unearned trophies and awards. Realizing that hard work is the key to improving one’s skill sets is a hard, but necessary, lesson for children … Read More

Joomla Beez Emblem

Joomla Beez Emblem
Gardening Large or small, sunny or shady – there are plenty of projects you are able to do in your garden to attract wildlife. Backyard pests are usually plants , fungi , or animals (continuously insects ) that have interaction in activity that the gardener considers undesirable. A pest could crowd out fascinating vegetation, disturb soil, stunt the expansion of young seedlings, steal or damage fruit, or otherwise kill plants, hamper their progress, injury their appearance, or scale back the standard of the edible or ornamental portions of the plant. Aphids , spider mites , slugs , snails , ants , birds , and even cats are commonly thought-about to be backyard pests. You’ll be able to grow a sustainable lawn that is inexperienced, resilient, drought-tolerant and can deal with just about anything. We might help you decide on an eco-friendly lawn that needs far much less water and mowing... Read More