Raising the Fun: Teaching about growing tomatoes outdoors

Growing tomatoes outdoors is fun for kids and a lot of fun for adults, too. My kids loved the show as well. A tomato bush always grows behind my house. Then, when I cut off a leaf from the lower part of the bush, I carry it down in a large bucket and give it…

Growing Your Own Salad in Your Backyard

If the thought of growing your own lettuce seems too complex, you’re not alone. But don’t let our environment deter you. I can tell you unequivocally that, fresh from Mother Nature’s trays, the perfect lettuce is grown in home gardens, not on supermarket shelves. I saw lettuce on the market about 10 years ago when…