Tag Archives: vegies

Writing Names on Fruit and Vegies

WRITING NAMES AND DESIGNS ON FRUIT AND VEGETABLES Scratching your children’s name into growing pumpkins, zucchinis or melons is such a fun and simple activity, but it gives the children months’ worth of enjoyment as they watch their creations grow! Here are 3 tried and tested edibles that work really well for this activity: Pumpkins,…

Winter Vegie Growing Competition

Yates and Junior Landcare have teamed up again to offer children, families, schools and community groups some fabulous prizes just by growing their own winter vegies and sharing their story. Yates will be providing free seeds and Gardening 4 Kids stocks plenty of child friendly garden tools, equipment and gloves to help you on your way…

Top Tips for Encouraging Your Child to Eat More Vegies

  There is nothing more satisfying or heart-warming than discovering your child in the vegie patch munching enthusiastically on something fresh, super healthy and delicious (unless of course it’s your prize winning crop of strawberries that you were saving for the top of your Sunday pav!) Current research clearly shows the importance of children being…

Yates and Junior Landcare Winter Vegie Challenge

With school just back and many community groups having their first get-togethers for the year, young people will be reminded about the foods that thrive in winter, with the launch of the Yates Junior Landcare Challenge – Winter Vegie Growing Journey. The Challenge, which opens for registrations on 3rd March 2014, is a new take…

Winter Boredom Busters – Five Fun Indoor Gardening Activities for Kids

Hands up if you find it difficult to keep the kids (and yourself) interested in gardening during the winter months? Don’t worry, you are certainly not alone. It is often cold, wet and windy during this time of year and who wants to spend time in the garden with the kids when the conditions are…

Guest Post: Tips for Gardening with Kids in Small Spaces

This great guest post is written by Shae from Yay for Home. Shae is a stay-at-home mum with 3 amazing little girls, 1 wonderful husband, 4 chooks and 3 guinea pigs. Today she is sharing her fantastic ideas on how to garden with kids when space is an issue. Enjoy!

Guest Post: Intergenerational Gardening – Learning from Each Other

I’m delighted to share with you today a lovely guest post written by Laura from Sustainababy. Laura is passionate about the environment and has a garden that her family has grown with the help of her son’s Nonno. Enjoy!