Starting Seeds Indoors with Kids…SQUISH!

Teamwork:  Some Plants Need A Boost and Some Kids Like To Squish Soil  Some of the plants we love need a longer season to produce the summer vegetables we love to eat.  Starting seeds indoors is one way to give your garden a head start. Tomatoes, peppers, broccoli, basil, cabbage, kale are some of the […]

Three Little Gardens Part III: Science Squared

Growing Green Hearts was able to coach (and coax) gardens into all three backyards and the hearts of families that play there.  The storms of June 2013 huffed and puffed but they could NOT destroy these three little spirited starter gardens!  From suburbs to city, these stories talk of creating space and time for some […]

Got soil? Get smart!

Getting Smarter with Soil Play in the dirt.  Learn in the mud.  Love your garden.  While opinions may vary on those statements, scientific research has found that garden does effect your brain in a positive way.  “In 2007, United Kingdom researchers linked that happy feeling gardeners have after they’ve been digging in the dirt to […]