How to Make a Terrarium

Note: This column was published in the Barrow Journal on March 27, 2013. If you’re eager to plant some greenery, but you’re still waiting for the threat of frost to pass, you might enjoy making a terrarium for inside the house. My plant-loving six-year-old found instructions in First Nature Activity Book by DK Publishing, and … Continue reading How to Make a Terrarium

Lessons Learned in the Garden

“A new study conducted for Britain's Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has found that encouraging children to learn gardening boosts their development by helping them become happier, more confident, and more resilient. In addition, gardening also helps teach children patience and the benefits of a healthy diet and lifestyle.”   --Quote from an article titled, Teach … Continue reading Lessons Learned in the Garden