MOM Tip: Spray paint your very own Twister board on the grass for a fun activity for your family. All you need is a bucket, spray paint and some string to make straight lines. Click here for this tip from Instructables.
MOM Tip: I’ve been researching natural weed killers to keep my kids and dogs safe as well as the environment. There are a lot of posts out there with similar variations of the following, but I liked this one because she actually used it and has before and after pictures. Materials: spray bottle (I had […]
The various threats facing the natural environment at present are among the biggest challenges that humanity has ever faced, and they’re going to have their biggest impact not on those who are adults today, but on the next generation. This means that it’s more important than ever to ensure that children understand environmental issues and […]
Picture Credit The weather is warming up, and that means it is time to go outside and play. My kids love going outside and have a lot of fun doing so. Of course this makes me one very happy mom where I don’t have to force my kids to go outside and get some fresh […]
It’s helpful to think of building good plant communities when planning your garden. For instance, peppers and beans don’t like being next to each other, nor do potatoes and tomatoes. Peas prefer being far away from onions, and lettuces do not like to be near broccoli plants. Click below to get the full list of plants that grow […]
The sun is up longer, and the flowers and plants are blooming. It’s time to get out of being cooped up in the house all winter long and enjoy the warmer weather. One of the best places to enjoy the warmer days is your very own backyard! However, you might be looking at your yard […]
MOM Tip: Coffee grounds contain nitrogen, tannic acids and other nutrients that promote healthy plant growth. Click here for this tip from Goodfood.
MOM Tip: Eggshells provide a rich source of calcium and also deter slugs & snails without the need for chemicals. Click here for this tip from Seeds Now.
Spring has begun early in parts of the country this year, and even though it may still be chilly or even snowing where you are, it won’t be long before the season changes and brings with it the welcome renewal of everything fresh and green. So now is the time to start preparing your lawn […]
MOM Tip: This strawberry gardening project is done by recycling 10 L plastic bottles. Step by step directions are included. Click here to get this tip from the dengarden.