Making A Vegetable Garden With Kids

Making A Vegetable Garden With KidsCreating a garden provides an opportunity for children to learn about the world around them and experience it with all their senses. Making a veggie patch is one idea towards this goal and it can be a simple process. It also doesn’t cost a great amount to achieve.

Getting started:

Ask your child what they would like in their garden.
Older children could draw, paint and construct what their garden will look like.

Gardening allows children to be involved during the entire process.

You need some tools:

Trowel or small child sized spade
Watering can
Wheelbarrow (optional)

Making A Vegetable Garden With KidsYou need a space in your garden for your Kids Veggie Patch.

Making A Vegetable Garden With KidsTriple T Dad found some disused rain water tanks, sliced them in half and filled them with soil, compost and manure for some awesome above ground garden beds. Great height for the kids to work at!
Making A Vegetable Garden With KidsYou need some seed raising mix and some seeds.

 Making A Vegetable Garden With KidsHere’s the pumpkin seeds we collected from last seasons crop. Hope they grow!

Scoop some seed raising mix into prepared troughs.

Making A Vegetable Garden With KidsSprinkle seeds over the top of the seed raising mix and use the trowel to cover the seeds with soil.

Making A Vegetable Garden With KidsMaking A Vegetable Garden With KidsWater the seeds in well…getting to those hard to reach places!

Making A Vegetable Garden With KidsMaking A Vegetable Garden With KidsWash your tools to get rid of any nasty microbes.

Making A Vegetable Garden With Kids

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