Gardening is a Natural Attraction for Children

(From The Washington Post) – Gardeners and kids have a lot in common. The most conspicuous similarities being that both like to pluck flowers, pick fruits and berries, study insects and, not least, get wet and dirty. It’s a natural match, and adults can nurture young people’s interest in horticulture by inviting them to help weed, water, plant biennials, divide irises, deadhead flowers and learn what various plants look like — especially poison ivy. Click here to read this article.

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