Garden Style: Gardening with Kids
Broadcasting the week of 01-21-13
It's a show all about getting kids interested in gardening! Learn about a family friendly daffodil festival in Camden, Arkansas; a fun herb garden project; how to start seedlings and try a recipe from the Menasha Hunting and Fishing Club.
Features in this Episode
Growing Herbs with Kids
Herbs are ideal for children because they are easy to grow and kids can use them to make some of their favorite foods. With this project herbs are planted in colorful pails. Get the instructions.
Kid Friendly Seed Sowing Project
Seeds are a great way to get kids excited about gardening. Radishes are a good choice because they sprout so quickly. You can even grow then in a container. Watch a video about sowing seeds with kids.
Allen's Mailbox: The Bonnie Third Grade Cabbage Program
Bonnie Plants gives out over 1.5 million cabbage plants to students every year to grow in their gardens and compete for the best cabbage in their class. The winners receive a $1,000 scholarship.See Jaime Culpepper discuss the program.
Garden to Table: Menasha Cole Slaw
Cole slaw is the preferred side for many of my favorite southern foods – BBQ, fried catfish, po-boys. This version includes sweet onions, carrots and sunflowers seeds. Get the recipe.
People and Places
An Arkansas resident tells us all about the Camden Daffodil Festival.
The Duggar family of the tv show 19 Kids and Counting visits the Garden Home to pick daffodils and learn a little bit about planting vegetables.