April is one of my personal favorite months, and not just because I am an April baby. I happen to L-O-V-E spring — Mother Nature putting on her pretty green dress, puddle-jumping, starting seeds for my garden and dreaming of the barefoot summer days ahead. April is also National Garden Month and just a great time… Read more »
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Since summer is in full swing, it’s easy for all of us to muse about children and play, and celebrate its importance. There’s more time at hand — less to do, fewer places to be.
Mud pies. Gardening. Digging for buried treasure. Puddle jumping. Burying a time capsule in the backyard. None of these opportunities should be missed in the span of a young life. There are a thousand ways that dirt is not only good — it’s FANTASTIC.
“The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.” – Alfred Austin, poet Gardening can be such a wonderful experience – both at home, and at school!