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Kids working in school gardens

Green Thumbs Make Better Thinkers

“Green Thumbs Make Better Thinkers.” That was the headline of a featured article in this past Sunday’s (Aug. 8, 2010) edition of Australia’s Sunday Herald Sun. It was sent to me by Anthony Tesselaar, head of Australia’s Tesselaar Plants. “Spending time gardening,” read the feature, “is linked to improved reading, writing and numeracy skills in children, reports a new United Kingdom study.” […]

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Flower Carpet Coral

10 easy ways to use “carpet” or groundcover roses in your landscape

I planted some bare root Flower Carpet® roses last month (in May). They’ve already got buds on them, ready to bloom! Here are the Flower Carpet Amber roses I planted in masses, to knit together into a low-growing blanket along a walkway next to my house: Despite near-record rains for the month of June here, I’m happy to report that these disease-resistant roses’ […]

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A Garden Teepee is always a kid favorite

5 easy ideas for gardening with kids, grandkids

Today I’d like to talk about some easy ways to garden with kids. I’ve been doing a lot of gardening with my 3-year-old daughter, Maya, and she and I have been having loads of fun! So far, we’ve started seeds indoors and out, tried out some of the new, fun grow kits for kids and even planted […]

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