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Kids Gardening Tools Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Kids Gardening Tools.

Cultivating a Child-Friendly Backyard

Imagine that you are the same age as your child… What grade were you in? Who was your teacher? Your best friend? Favorite game? Imagine that you are outside… Did you have a place that you considered your own? A treehous...  Read more

A Beginner's Guide to Composting

When organic matter such as leaves, grass clippings and food scraps break down, you get compost, a dark, dirt-like "soil" that is rich in nutrients. Compost happens even without human involvement; for example, the leaves that fall on the fo...  Read more

The 15-Minute Gardener's Workout

The rains are ready. The garden tools are ready. Is your body ready? There are all types of outdoor activities to enjoy, just waiting for you while the weather is nice. But there is something special about beautifying your yard with flower...  Read more

Calculating the Cost of Growing Your Own Food

Many of us assume that a backyard vegetable garden can save us money, but is it really true? After investing in equipment, soil, seeds and water, do you really come out on top? The answer varies upon the size of your garden, whether you start yo...  Read more

Kid-Friendly Valentine's Day Surprises

Valentine's Day doesn't have to be all about chocolate and other decadent treats. Show the kids in your life how much you love them with simple, healthy snacks and heartfelt messages. They'll remember the creativity a lot longer than a ba...  Read more

You have GOT to be kidding me
Updated 2/21/2015 10:15:49 AM

So, I'm at work as a personal shopper at a grocery store. It's been a few hours since I've eaten breakfast, but my 15 minute break is a couple hours away at LEAST. I'm shopping for a customer, and I have a hot rotisserie chicken in the top portion of...  Read more

I'm 38 and live in Maryland with two kids. Looking
Updated 2/20/2015 12:15:16 PM

I'm 38 and live in Maryland with two kids. Looking to lose 40 pounds. Would love an accountability partner and someone to go through ghe weightloss journey with....texting, emails, etc. Need to reach and maintain this goal as I head towards my 40s....  Read more

A question abt kids
Updated 2/15/2015 7:29:06 PM

I was in a friend's house when one of her neighbors with a 3 year old kid dropped in. The kid started playing with some cans of cat food. Concerned that she would dent the cans, I took away the bag containing the cat food. She started chasing me...  Read more

It is hard bring a teacher on Valentine's kids giv
Updated 2/14/2015 10:24:40 AM

It is hard bring a teacher on Valentine's kids give you so much candy!!!...  Read more

Hi my name is Raine; I'm 36, married, no kids yet
Updated 2/12/2015 5:43:40 PM

Hi my name is Raine; I'm 36, married, no kids yet but about to adopt. I have PCOS and weight loss for me is a little slower and challenging because of it. Looking for buddies that share my struggle and can help me loss the weight!...  Read more

To Scour Rusty Garden Tools Use Tea

Scour rusty garden tools. Brew a few pots of strong black tea. When cool, pour into a bucket. Soak the tools for a few hours. Wipe each one with a cloth. (Wear rubber gloves or your hands will be stained.)469432...  Read more

Mulching the Garden Helps Me So Much!

I have started a herb garden in addition to my veggie garden[with flowers outlining it!] and since my hubby mulched the herb garden for me, those weeds are being stifled and much LESS showing UP! So, it's off to the garden supply store to get mulch f...  Read more

You're Not The Only One Without Kids!

Welcome to our 'child free' SParkers who want a safe and honest place to discuss our choices for not having children (and all things that come from that)...  Read more

Fun & Functional Gardening Gear for Spring

Gardening season is almost here. Whether you want to start your first herb garden or expand on the number of veggies you grow this year, now is the time to take stock of your tools and accessories and see what you need. And there's no reason why...  Read more

8 Useful Kitchen Tools for the Healthy Cook

This time of year, it seems like we're all spending more time in the kitchen. Whether you're baking cookies for a big family party or just making dinner on a Tuesday night, having the right tools makes cooking more enjoyable. Today I'm s...  Read more