Tag Archives: gardening

Planting Fall Bulbs

A mild November, bulbs on sale, and helpful children were the hat trick I needed to finally plant spring flower bulbs at Barking Frog Farm. Every year as the days get shorter and colder, I think about the cheerful appearance … Continue reading

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Get Growing – Watermelon

Planting watermelon in a backyard garden is rewarding and fun. Planting watermelon with children is rewarding, fun, and a great way to introduce the idea of gardening and growing food. This heat-loving annual can be grown in all parts of the country, but … Continue reading

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Barking Frog Reads – April

As the weather warms and talk turns to gardening, Barking Frog Farm thought it would be fun to introduce you to a wonderful book called Roots Shoots Buckets & Boots: Gardening Together with Children by Sharon Lovejoy. This book is full … Continue reading

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Get Growing

When Aurora was fourteen months old she discovered tomatoes in the garden. She would walk-toddle really-down the row of plants until she came to the cherry tomatoes. Once she found the small round fruit, she would sit down in the … Continue reading

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