Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
Building a bed with a 3 year old Toplef10Building a bed with a 3 year old 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

Building a bed with a 3 year old I22gcj10Building a bed with a 3 year old 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» All I Want For Christmas....Holiday Garden Wish List!
by markqz Today at 2:09 pm

» Update on Marie's mom
by Kelejan Today at 1:44 pm

» Serrano Peppers
by countrynaturals Today at 11:36 am

» CANADIAN REGION:What are you doing October to December 2019
by Kelejan Today at 7:02 am

» Homemade Christmas
by countrynaturals Today at 12:22 am

» Grapefruit
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 6:25 pm

» Sanderson - On the Road
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 5:27 pm

» Container Gardening
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 10:08 am

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 10:03 am

» Happy Birthday!!
by AtlantaMarie Yesterday at 7:25 am

» Potato Seeds, not Seed Potatoes
by Dan in Ct Yesterday at 6:20 am

» Hydrogen Peroxide
by has55 Yesterday at 3:50 am

» New England, December, 2019
by sanderson 12/7/2019, 5:07 pm

» Steam canning?
by sanderson 12/7/2019, 4:47 pm

» De Jours 18 Radish
by markqz 12/7/2019, 4:11 pm

» Gardening Life hack - fixing bucket handles
by sanderson 12/7/2019, 4:05 pm

» Is this the right place?
by sanderson 12/7/2019, 3:30 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by donnainzone5 12/7/2019, 12:47 pm

» ROOKIE TOPIC XVII Seed Starting Dates
by countrynaturals 12/7/2019, 12:15 am

» TD - A Journey Through Prostate Cancer
by Scorpio Rising 12/6/2019, 8:37 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by OhioGardener 12/6/2019, 1:23 pm

» Bee Balm
by countrynaturals 12/6/2019, 9:34 am

» Hi I’m new
by AtlantaMarie 12/6/2019, 6:47 am

» Friday Rookie Topic XIV: Potato Onions
by countrynaturals 12/5/2019, 8:03 pm

» Mid-South: December
by sanderson 12/5/2019, 2:30 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by countrynaturals 12/5/2019, 12:58 pm

» What are your best Greenhouse tips for a first timer?
by countrynaturals 12/5/2019, 10:54 am

» new member needs help
by Dan in Ct 12/5/2019, 9:56 am

» Brand new in SW Idaho
by AtlantaMarie 12/5/2019, 8:48 am

» What, no French Fries?
by Kelejan 12/5/2019, 6:19 am

Google

Search SFG Forum

Building a bed with a 3 year old

Go down

Building a bed with a 3 year old Empty Building a bed with a 3 year old

Post  lisaphoto on 3/22/2012, 1:07 pm

A couple of weeks ago, my son "helped" me mix my Mel's mix and fill my beds. I say "helped" b/c he mostly got in the way, trampled on my mix, and went "swimming" in the mix. But he thought he was a big help. He also helps show me how "your plants grow up Mommy" by plucking them out of their started cells. He is getting better this year so far with not destroying as much, but now little sister is mobile too.

Building a bed with a 3 year old Img_0412

Building a bed with a 3 year old Img_0413

Building a bed with a 3 year old Img_0414
lisaphoto
lisaphoto

Female Posts : 361
Join date : 2010-03-04
Age : 38
Location : Lebanon, Ohio (near Cincinnati)

http://www.MomentsToRememberPhotography.com

Back to top Go down

Building a bed with a 3 year old Empty Re: Building a bed with a 3 year old

Post  quiltbea on 3/22/2012, 1:56 pm

Your little 'helper' is trying to do his best. I'm glad he's got a parent that allows his creativity. You'll make a gardener of him yet. Cute.
quiltbea
quiltbea

Female Posts : 4712
Join date : 2010-03-21
Age : 77
Location : Southwestern Maine Zone 5A

Back to top Go down

Building a bed with a 3 year old Empty Re: Building a bed with a 3 year old

Post  lisaphoto on 3/22/2012, 8:04 pm

His favorite thing to do every summer is to help water the garden. Usually most of the water ends up in only one square, but we're working on learning how to water in different spots. He is a super picky eater, and I would love it if he actually would eat some of the veggies, but he won't. So I am growing more fruit this year, and he'll love that.
lisaphoto
lisaphoto

Female Posts : 361
Join date : 2010-03-04
Age : 38
Location : Lebanon, Ohio (near Cincinnati)

http://www.MomentsToRememberPhotography.com

Back to top Go down

Building a bed with a 3 year old Empty Re: Building a bed with a 3 year old

Post  lisaphoto on 3/22/2012, 8:05 pm

Oh and corn and carrots, the only two veggies he'll eat (even though corn is a grain, it's close enough)
lisaphoto
lisaphoto

Female Posts : 361
Join date : 2010-03-04
Age : 38
Location : Lebanon, Ohio (near Cincinnati)

http://www.MomentsToRememberPhotography.com

Back to top Go down

Building a bed with a 3 year old Empty Re: Building a bed with a 3 year old

Post  Patty from Yorktown on 3/23/2012, 7:16 am

Have you tried to feed you son straight out of the garden? I cannot get my boys to eat a salad in the house, but they will munch in the garden. Have you tried to plant seeds with your son? I foolishly thought that onion sets would be safe. They were big enough to handle. I found onions all over the garden that year, in paths, with flowers, in the herb garden... You get the picture. I finally put up some low fences and got him a small watering can and a sandbox for the garden. Enjoy your garden helper.

Patty from Yorktown
Patty from Yorktown
Patty from Yorktown

Posts : 350
Join date : 2010-03-05
Location : Yorktown, Virginia

Back to top Go down

Building a bed with a 3 year old Empty Re: Building a bed with a 3 year old

Post  yolos on 3/23/2012, 12:21 pm

I built my grandson (age 2-1/2) a 4 x 4 sandbox just like my 4 x 4's and filled it with sand. When he gets tired of messing with me, he wanders over to the sandbox and plays by himself, allowing me to get something done.
yolos
yolos

Female Posts : 3820
Join date : 2011-11-20
Age : 69
Location : Brooks, Ga Zone 7B/8A

Back to top Go down

Building a bed with a 3 year old Empty Re: Building a bed with a 3 year old

Post  lisaphoto on 3/23/2012, 2:23 pm

Actually, he got a sandbox for Christmas, he just doesn't know it yet b/c we were waiting to set it up
lisaphoto
lisaphoto

Female Posts : 361
Join date : 2010-03-04
Age : 38
Location : Lebanon, Ohio (near Cincinnati)

http://www.MomentsToRememberPhotography.com

Back to top Go down

Building a bed with a 3 year old Empty Re: Building a bed with a 3 year old

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum