Gardening

We have begun a vegetable garden and use many books and videos to help us learn more about the best seeds/plants and when to plant in our area. We use a range of both free and paid resources which you will find listed below.

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1. Craftsy

We use Craftsy for our gardening resources. They have 22 Online Gardening Classes in three skill levels (beginner, intermediate, advanced) covering subjects like garden design, weed & pest control, composting, working with seeds, organic gardening, harvesting and many more. The classes cover vegetables & herbs, roses & flowers, large trees and even bonsai.

There are many Free Craftsy Classes and you can also sign up for a 7 day FREE trial on Craftsy Unlimited.

2. KidsGrow

The Nursery & Garden Industry Australia website has a whole section – KidsGrow – on gardening for schools/kids. The information and downloads are free to print and use in your homeschool. The resources includes: Seasonal Colour Garden, Australian Habitat Haven, Munch & Crunch Garden, Waterwise Sensory Maze.

KidsGrow also includes sustainable gardening principles and a links to learning download so you can see how each gardening topic leads to different learning areas for you child – perfect for review time!

 

More gardening resources will be added as we use them and review them.