When it comes to the wild and wonderful outdoors, the sky is the limit and the world is your child’s oyster to explore. Digging in the dirt and learning about the working of the natural world can be good building blocks for them to become accustomed to as they start to figure out how magical the world we live in truly works.That being said, teaching that being a part of this planet is no laughing matter. We are all part of the same working organism, and we need to work together and be conscious of our surroundings.By growing and cultivating their own vegetables and fruit, you will be teaching your little ones that they don’t have to rely on store-bought food items. Allow them to look after their own fruit-bearing trees or plants, and how by looking after something as seemingly trivial as a plant can grant them fruitful outcomes – literally. Not only that, but you will also be teaching them about the importance of living in an organic, self-sustaining, and healthy world.From grandiose apple trees, to lemon trees and tasty tomato plants, they have so many different options to choose from. Some easy starting points for your children are: Carrots, tomatoes, lettuce, strawberry, cucumber, spring onions,A lemon tree and a Peach tree.To ensure that these plants and trees bloom and blossom, there are a few top tips and tricks you should first know.
- Vegetables need around 6 hours of sunlight a day to thrive, so consider instructing your children to find a sunny spot in the garden to choose to plant their vegetables.
- Make sure that you space your plants out evenly so that they don’t end up fighting for water, space and sunlight. Also, good and healthy soil is the key behind growing an amazing garden.
- This being said, instruct your kids to prepare their new garden’s soil with all the nutrients and pampering it is going to need 2 weeks prior to planting their chosen plants – adding a handful or two of bone meal and compost everyday should do the trick!
Don’t worry or stress about soil stains, grass-marked shirts and dirty skirts – getting dirty is going to happen. Simply throw their clothes into the washing machine, along with a cap full of OMO Auto Liquid, and their clothes will be fresh and clean in no time at all.