“Kids In the Garden” has featured a guest post of mine on Growing Romaine Lettuce from Kitchen Scraps. I am excited to participate in their series Kids in the Garden; Learning and Growing! Here’s a sneak peek (er, some of the outtakes from the photo session) before you head over to read my guest post: Growing Romaine Lettuce from Kitchen Scraps.
This started out as an experiment for the winter months, and actually turned into something quite exciting. Who knew that you could take the core of a romaine lettuce head and grow more lettuce? Well, I do now! You’ll have to head over to learn how the process works in more detail, but you can check out some “behind the scenes” photographs here first.
Toby was thrilled to participate in this with me. He was also happy to be able to sneak some lettuce off the cutting board as a snace. Cinnamon, one of our cats, was very interested in what we were doing also (you can see her checking out the lettuce in one of the photos).
Have I intrigued you enough yet to head on over and learn how it’s done? Make sure to read my article on growing romaine lettuce from kitchen scraps so you can get the step-by-step instructions on how to start growing your own lettuce!
Kids in the Garden Resources
Here are some links for further gardening ideas. They’ll open in a new window for your convenience. Let’s get those kids in the garden!
- Science for Kids: Observing Plant Growth Using Bulbs
- Cultivating Enthusiasm for Gardening All Season Long
- Best Vegetables to Grow With Kids
- Alphabet Garden Hunt
- 5 Hands-on Science Activities Sites About Plants
- 5 Reasons to Try Gardening With Kids
- Quick Tips for a Successful First Garden
- Checklists + Printables: Gardening With Kids
- Wiggly Worms: A Garden Science Activity Guide
- What Should I Plant in My First Garden? – A Beginner’s Guide to Gardening
Do You Have More Ideas?
Do you have more ideas for getting kids in the garden? Or, into gardening? I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.