Tomato Planting with Kids

Welcome back! We made it out of a week of bad colds throughout the family and went right back to gardening 🙂 It's the season! Here's a truly easy way to grow LOTS of great tomatoes: Buy a tomato at the store that looks and smells fantastic (our favorite is the type of heirloom tomato… Continue reading Tomato Planting with Kids

Sunflower Planting for Kids

Thanks to all who liked my Bean Planting for Littles post! It was great to hear you're trying it at home too 🙂 So here's another easy-peasy planting idea, and this one goes back to my childhood: growing sunflowers from birdseed. Most loose birdfood (i.e. not the blocks of suet) has sunflower seeds in it… Continue reading Sunflower Planting for Kids

Bean Planting for Littles

Hi Foodie-Families! Today's post is something different from usual: Not a recipe for a dish, but a recipe for how to get an ingredient to one 😉 Michigan's climate in general and especially the weather this year don't favor delicate plants outside before mid- to late May. So all of us who like to garden… Continue reading Bean Planting for Littles