This how-to guide by the National Gardening Association covers all you need to know to launch a school or kids' gardening program, from rallying support and site development to making curriculum connections. A must-have resource!
Introduce children to the joy and wonder of gardening with kits based on two familiar fairy tales: The Princess and the Pea, and Jack and the Beanstalk. The kits include organic pea or bean seeds kids can plant in the garden, as well as a garden stake, pencil, activity/recipe card and instructions, all packaged in a recycled steel case for easy gift-giving.
Inspire children to plant their own wildflower garden for the birds! The kit includes 35 varieties of flowers and covers over 100 square feet. Perennial varieties are hardy in zones 3-9. Also includes a field guide, instructions to make a pine cone bird feeder, and space to draw birds.
Let small children join in a digging project, move a bit of mulch or tote a few plants. Child-sized wheelbarrow is made from rugged, powder-coated steel with a solid, no-flat tire. Sized for kids ages 4 to 7.
This 2-in-1, child-sized potting bench has a flat work surface for seed starting, potting up plants and maintaining potted plants. Lift off the top and there's a storage compartment, perfect for holding their gardening supplies. There's even a polyethylene planting tray to keep the planting mix contained as they work. A lower shelf adds even more storage space.
From gathering twigs, to laying eggs, and finally the chicks hatching, you can observe the whole nesting process right outside your window with this handcrafted nest box. It has suction cups that attach easily to any window, and a 1-1/2" opening that suits most song birds. Handmade in Maine by an environmentally ethical company that pays attention to details like proper ventilation and drainage.
Collecting and pressing flowers is a wonderful way to capture the memory of a special day or a garden visit. This sturdy and handsome wooden press will ready flowers and foliage for adorning your scrapbook, garden journal, notecards, and framed art, or for our Pressed Glass Flower Displays. A fun and rewarding family activity! Glass flower displays sold separately.
Now it’s easy to get an up-close look at the mysterious “mini beasts” that emerge after darkness falls on your landscape. Equipped with a solar cell, the Illuminated Mini Beast Center lights up at night to attract insects and moths seldom seen in daylight hours. A clear Perspex acrylic window gives you an unobstructed view inside, and there’s ample space for twigs and grasses to create a hospitable habitat for insect visitors.
Let Anne Armstrong’s charming tale of Gustav the Gnome inspire your family’s own adventure story. Sturdy cardboard suitcase comes packed with book, adventure guide, blank journal, “twig” pen, and a paintable, nameable gnome to accompany you on your fantastic journey. Explore, create, and connect with your family while making memories together. Where will you and your gnome roam? Adventure awaits!
Designed for smaller hands and container gardens, the rounded edges of these tools are less likely to harm any earthworm that gets in the way. Perfect for worm composter care and indoor gardening too!
This all-in-one kit includes everything you need to grow delicious basil and arugula microgreens right in your kitchen — a full-spectrum, height-adjustable grow light with self-watering base; four growing trays; four Pop-Out Pots; our premium organic seed-starting mix; and two packets of high quality seed. Setup couldn't be easier, just open up the box and get growing.
Designed to reflect the beauty of these pollinators, the Monarch Migration Station provides a 10 inch planting depth! It serves as a stunning focal point for courtyards, patios, or as a center-piece of your butterfly garden.
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