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Spring Veggies Perfect for Kids to Grow

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springIf you are searching for activities to do with your children. Cathy Isom has a great solution. Today, she tells you about the perfect spring veggies for kids to grow. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.

Springtime means gardening for many households, and first time gardening for many household. So, why not make it fun for the whole family by getting youngsters involved in planting the foods that will eventually end up on their plates.

Here are great plants to grow with your kids, that will stand up to unseasonably cold day or heavy rainstorm and won’t disappoint.

  • Peas
  • Lettuce
  • Radishes
  • Carrots
  • Potatoes
  • Green beans
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • Cucumbers
  • Strawberries & basil

All of these are great first time garden starters and are fairly easy to maintain over the spring and summer months.

Growing fruits, veggies, and herbs with your children is a great way to get them involved with an outdoor activity and help them learn about where different foods come from. Plus, they will be more likely to try eating a new vegetable when they grew it themselves!

I’m Cathy Isom…