Gardening for Healthy Kids

March 30, 2010

Healthy Kids Challenge wants to encourage you to plant a garden with your kids! We know that when kids grow their own fruits and veggies they are much more likely to eat them.

Try these simple steps to get started:

  • Determine a small location and prepare the soil. If land is limited, try container gardening.
  • Offer guidance for some sure-success plants like radishes, lettuce, spinach, but let your kids have fun picking seed choices.
  • Let your kids do the watering and weed picking.
  • Relax your standards. The point is to have fun and encourage your kids to eat healthy produce.

Add Healthy Kids Challenge to your “safe sender list” and let us know tips you have for gardening with kids!

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