Anyone who loves to garden knows that this is a very special time of year! It's the dreaming and planning part of the year when seed catalogs arrive and hopes of a great harvest begin to germinate.
Kids and gardens go great together! There are heaps of studies that show how kids grow by spending time outdoors, learning about where food comes from, and getting dirty. There are also plenty of books about how to grow gardens with kids. Here are some great books to get you started.
I also recommend a book called The Victory Garden Kids' Book
by Marjorie Waters that explains a lot of details that other kids' gardening books miss, like how to prepare the soil in the spring and how to clean out your garden and get it ready for winter.
Ask about any of these books the next time you're at the library. We'd love to help you find just the right gardening inspiration!