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Growing Memories Gardening With Kids Ideas For Getting Kids Out Into The Garden

Top 7 Tips for Getting Kids into the Garden

Gardening with children is a very rewarding experience, as long as you can get them out there! Melinda Myers, the author of Can’t Miss Small Space Gardening, joins us today to share her top 7 tips for getting kids out into the garden! Growing Memories Keep kids busy as you improve their health and focus with the help of gardening. …

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Beet And Carrot Salad In A Mason Jar

Beet and Carrot Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette

This hearty mason jar lunch is packed full of nutrition recipe comes to us from the author of Mason Jar Salads and More: 50 Layered Lunches to Grab and Go, Julia Mirabella. You may remember that Julia has dropped by before to share her recipe for a Caprese Salad in a Mason jar and a Spinach, Blueberry, and Blue Cheese Salad in a Mason Jar! Check …

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Foraging For Wild Mint

Foraging with Bill Jones: Wild Mint and Crème Caramel

Bill Jones is an expert in the woods and absolutely inspired in the kitchen, which is why he combined two of his greatest passions to create his most recent cookbook, The Deerholme Foraging Book: Wild Foods and Recipes from the Pacific Northwest (TouchWood).  The cookbook champions a return to depending on the bounty of the wild. Many of the greens, berries, …

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How To Make These Grassy Garden Gnomes A Great Project To Do With Kids

Gardening with Kids: Grassy Garden Gnomes

Today we are joined by Renata Fossen Brown, author of the creative book, Gardening Lab for Kids: 52 Fun Experiments to Learn, Grow, Harvest, Make, Play, and Enjoy Your Garden. This fun and creative book features 52 plant-related activities set into weekly lessons, beginning with learning to read maps to find your heat zone, moving through seeds, soil, composting, and then creating garden …

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Bumbleberry Jam Recipe

Bumbleberry Jam

What’s a bumbleberry? Do they grow in bumbles? On bumble bushes? In a bumble patch? Yes! Bumbleberry is a mixture of at least three different kinds of berries so they do grow in bushes and patches. Perhaps on trees and vines as well. This recipe for Bumbleberry Jam comes to us from the Best of Bridge Home Preserving recipe book. …

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Garden In A Cocktail A Salad Bowl Gin And Tonic Custom

Salad Bowl Gin and Tonic

Remember our last savory gartending recipe, the Green Gargoyle? That left me drooling for more from Greg Henry, author of Savory Cocktails and this Salad Bowl Gin and Tonic. It’s just the thing to quench summer thirst. This drink feels like summer. Make it with the very best summer tomatoes or don’t make it at all. Backyard beauties are best, but farmers’ …

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