Garden Tips, Ideas and Garden Themed Printables



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It’s almost garden time! At least here in Florida it is. Our family has been gardening for 8 years now. The kids love getting their hands dirty, watching the garden grow, picking bugs off the plants and sampling their creations right from the garden. My kids LOVE fresh vegetables and I credit that to introducing them to gardening since they were babies! If you have never planted a garden before, I encourage you to try. Start small with a container garden or a little pallet garden. The ideas are endless and the kids will love it.

Pallet garden

Here is a compilation of some very creative and simple garden tips and ideas! 

25 No-Cost (or Low-Cost) Garden Tools
. I especially love the milk jug idea for protecting seedlings! Ours have been living in our kitchen window with these strange late frosts and heavy rains here in Florida!

Collection of over 50 Gardening ideas from craft projects, container gardening, to homemade weed killers.

Here are some really neat FREE printables!
Free printables for the Homemaker:
Printable seed envelopes – use these to share some of your seeds with family and friends!
Garden herb stick tutorial and printables
Garden Journal pages and lists
Garden plans for Square Foot Gardening
Garden Plan Worksheet
Garden Harvest Tracker
Companion Planting Chart
End of the Season Garden Tracker

Free printables for the children:
Garden Preschool Pack
A little garden notebook printable   This is so cute and Charlotte Mason like. My kids will love journaling how their garden grows.
Botany Nomenclature set of little printable books
Make a seed book printable and instructions
Garden Word Cards
Vegetable Words and fruit and vegetable printables
Veggie Taste Test Recording Chart

You may want to try these inexpensive unit studies out to go along with your gardening experience:
Spring into Gardening Unit Study
Gardening Pre-K Pack 50% off
Simple Schooling Harvest Fruits and Vegetables  Only 99 Cents and comes with a FREE online course included in purchase!

Did you know that Hearts at Home Store carries a few gardening and homestead items?
Homestead Blessings: The Art of Gardening
Homesteading: A Back to Basics Guide to Growing Your Own Food, Canning, Keeping Chickens…
Discovering Nature Series: Mary’s Meadow this is a great living Science book that teaches about gardening, herbs, etc…

Here are some Gardening books I highly recommend to help get you started on your gardening journey:
All New Square Foot Gardening $19.99 NOW $11.98
Carrots Love Tomatoes: Secrets of Companion Planting for Successful Gardening $14.95 NOW $10.17
You Grow Girl: The Groundbreaking Guide to Gardening $18.99 NOW $11.55
Gardening When It Counts: Growing Food in Hard Times (Mother Earth News Wiser Living Series) $19.95 NOW $13.57

Here are some SUPER deals on Gardening tools for the kids:

Toysmith Garden Tote With Tools – Toysmith 2284  $49.99 NOW $14.96


Toysmith 2296 Kid’s 3-Piece Garden Tool Set $12.99 NOW $6.43



Green Toys Indoor Gardening Kit $29.99 NOW $17.02

The Tiny Seed (World of Eric Carle) One of my favorite books! Hard back and comes with free seed paper to plant! $7.99 NOW $5.39
Enjoy the gardening journey with your family and may God Bless the fruits of your labor with a bountiful harvest.

Written by Sarah

Sarah

Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Granola Mama to 4 children ages 16-5. She is a Charlotte Mason style homeschooler and has been homeschooling for 13 years now. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, Coffee and Green Smoothies!

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