5 Carnivorous Plants For Kids


Children of all ages love these carnivorous plants. I don’t know if it’s the gruesomeness of plants that catch and eat meat or the fascination with plants that move. But helping kids grow carnivorous plants is an exciting and interesting way to introduce them to gardening. And for the budding scientist, tending their own plants […]

Tips for Gardening with Kids


Most children don’t know where their food comes from. They think milk comes in cartons and carrots grow in plastic bags. They don’t know if they eat the tops, or leaves or roots or seeds. But even city children can discover the joys of growing plants successfully with these tips for gardening with kids. Gardens […]

Michelle Obama Encourages Vegetable Gardening for Healthier Children

Spring Planting White House Kitchen Garden

First Lady Michelle Obama planted vegetables on March 26 with school children from Iowa, New York, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Washington DC for the fourth annual White House kitchen garden spring planting. This year, Mrs. Obama expanded her invitations to include children who wrote her letters about their own gardening experiences. First Lady Michelle Obama […]