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DIY Gnome Doors for your Garden

Posted On 11 May 2013
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This week the munchkin and I made pretty Gnome doors out of popsicle sticks for our garden. The project was super easy and, much to the munchkin's delight, a gnome family has moved into the oak tree in our yard. :)

Farmer Joe (Kids Gardening Song)

It supposed to snow on Thursday but we’re not letting the wintery weather get our gardening spirits down! We’ve been talking to our seedlings and singing songs to them. One of our favorite tunes? Farmer Joe.

Silent Sunday: And Now We Wait

In every gardener there is a child who believes in the Seed Fairy...

Spring is in the Air: Planning Our Next Snacking Garden!

March is here and we've been making plans for our garden! Last year we created an awesome snacking garden on our apartment balcony. This year - with a big yard and a patio at our disposal - well, let's just say our imaginations are running wild.

Silent Sunday: True Love and Home Grown Tomatoes

It's been a while since I posted a snacking garden update, so I thought I'd share a few photos of our morning harvest. I think the only one happier than our plants is the munchkin! (And me.)
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Aphids, Meet our Ladybug Army

Posted On 01 Jul 2012
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The other day we discovered a horde of aphids infesting our purple basil and pansy plants. But we saved our garden by combating these pesky bugs with an organic arsenal of homemade anti-aphid spray and a ladybug army. 1,500 ladybugs, to be exact.
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How to Pollinate Fruit and Vegetable Plants (How to Be a Honey Bee!)

Posted On 14 Jun 2012
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Getting bees to visit can be a challenge when you garden in containers and your plants live on a relatively hidden balcony. So lately the munchkin and I have been using an old gardening trick: we've become bees!
Our Snacking Garden
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Our Snacking Garden – 1 Month Later!

Posted On 09 Jun 2012
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A couple weeks ago Apartment Therapy wrote about our snacking garden and ever since then I've been getting emails from people asking for garden updates. :) I'm happy to report that our garden is thriving! Remember those tomato seedlings? They're not so little anymore. In fact,...

Our Toddler Snacking Garden

Spring is here and we were finally able to do something I've been looking forward to for months: plant those seeds we started back in April and setup a toddler snacking garden! (Plus an herb garden for mommy.)