Tag Archives: gardening with kids

EASY PEASY PESTO

basil pesto

I love basil.  It’s right up there with rosemary and mint as one of my favorite herbs, so it will come as no surprise that we grow lots of it here on the Tiny Trowels plot.  We grow it in the greenhouse next to the tomatoes and it always does really well.  They are perfect partners growing together and perfect partners on the plate.  Continue reading

TOP 3 CUT FLOWER PLANTS TO GROW WITH KIDS

Dahlia

This year we’ve taken over an entire border to grow flowers for cutting and it’s been a real success. Kids are drawn to the bright colours of flowers and often whilst you’re not looking they will have picked your prized blooms before you have a chance to notice. Continue reading

HOW TO GROW POTATOES WITH KIDS

kids harvesting potatoes

Growing potatoes with kids has to be one of my favourite things to grow. Not only are potatoes really simple they are also great fun to harvest. Like anything that grows underground it’s like buried treasure when it comes to digging it up. You never know how many you are going to find or what funny shapes and sizes they are going to be. Continue reading