Getting kids involved in gardening is a brilliant for all sorts of reasons. It connects them with the natural world, with food and where it comes from. It teaches patience, and it can be great exercise. But best of all: it’s just good, clean (or not so clean) fun.
If you don’t have an outdoor space of your own, a community garden is a great option. You can find out more about them at communitygarden.org.
What’s more, a garden can provide an excellent place for grownups to escape to. Not that we need to escape from our children. No. Never happened. Can’t relate to that at all..
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