Gardening is an activity for all ages, abilities, and backgrounds. Every growing season is a new experience so it doesn’t matter if you are just starting out or if you’ve been gardening for generations. Here are a few tips for different audiences.
- Fall Vegetable Gardening – what seeds to plant in the summer
- Ten Tips for Gardening with Children, 2020
- Gardening with Small Children
- From Congratulations! You are a role model. : “Stretching beyond our interest areas and comfort zones can be beneficial for the children in our life. The Public Broadcasting Service shares examples about teaching children about insects and not screaming in fear. They encourage adults to “think about your own reactions when you encounter a bug” and then they share ways for adults to react in a calm way to model to children. You don’t have to love insects to encourage a child in their interest and learning process.“
- In this list of ideas for Theme Gardens, some of the gardens have edible plants, some focus on learning; some are for beautification and most are for sharing. What will you grow? Theme Garden handout 2020
- Gardening with a physical limitation FactSheet
- Tools for the Enabled Garden (helping make spaces as user-friendly as possible for those with limitations and pain)