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Ideas on gardening fun for children. Included are: (1) using milk cartons and egg shells for planters, (2) making a terrarium in a jar, (3) growing mustard and watercress in a sponge, (4) growing alfalfa sprouts in a jar, (5) making salt-dough pots, (6) growing a "hanging forest" of sprouting carrots, parsnips, turnips and rutabagas, (7) growing plants from an onion, a potato and various nuts, pits and seeds, (8) making a jar that shows how a lima-bean seed grows, (9) building a mini-greenhouse (13"x19") from pine strips and clear plastic wrap, and (10) building a planter box that is hinged in the middle with glass inserts so that the box can be opened to show the roots.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1975 (v.53#1) pg. 64

Gardening with kids. Tips on a 10x10-ft. garden with wire trellis and brick pathway featuring easy-to-grow vegetables and flowers.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1988 (v.66#6) pg. 110

Starting a child's garden. Tips on picking the site, selecting quick-maturing crops and other ways to nurture an interest in gardening.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1996 (v.80#5) pg. 58

Tips on gardening with toddlers.
FINE GARDENING #4 Nov-Dec 1988 pg. 78

Gardening with children. Developing a green thumb is a growing experience.
FINE GARDENING #40 Nov-Dec 1994 pg. 60

Suggestions for getting children involved in gardening.
FLOWER & GARDEN May-Jun 1989 (v.33#3) pg. 20

A special section on gardening with kids.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1991 (v.35#2) pg. 40

How to get kids involved in gardening.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1992 (v.36#4) pg. 12, 15

Tips for kids on how to make a garden diary.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1993 (v.37#5) pg. 18

New plants from cuttings. A seven-step process described for child gardeners.
FLOWER & GARDEN Dec 1993-Jan 1994 (v.37#6) pg. 12
Added Info FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1994 (v.38#1) pg. 12

Tips for children on growing herbs indoors from seed.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1994 (v.38#1) pg. 18

Cress creatures. How to use terra cotta animal shapes for sprouting cress or chia seeds. Offers advice on using this as a project for a school or scout group. Includes advice on making and firing animal shapes from terra cotta clay.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1994 (v.38#1) pg. 26

Companion-planting information for child gardeners. Step-by-step instructions for planting marigolds around roses to help chase aphids away.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1994 (v.38#2) pg. 64
Added Info FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1994 (v.38#3) pg. 12

Advice for child gardeners on growing plants in pots.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1994 (v.38#4) pg. 11

A fall vegetable garden for children.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1994 (v.38#4) pg. 48

Tip shows how to form a child's name, initials or a design from grass seed.
GARDEN GATE #9 Jun 1996 pg. 6

Advice on plants to avoid when young children are around.
GARDEN GATE #15 Jun 1997 pg. 40

Some simple ideas to make gardening fun for children. (1) Plantings shaped like initials. (2) Growing a cucumber in a bottle. (30 Planting a pizza wheel garden plot. (4) Growing a Venus fly trap.
GARDEN GATE #16 Aug 1997 pg. 8

Tip suggests how to help children make a garden journal.
GARDEN GATE #20 Apr 1998 pg. 4

Tips on getting youngsters started in gardening.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Jun 1989 (v.208#6) pg. 84

A child's container garden. Tips on choosing the container, soil, and plants.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Jun 1990 (v.210#6) pg. 108

Child's play. The simple art of nurturing with nature. Ideas for getting children interested in gardening.
HARROWSMITH #110 Jul-Aug 1993 (v.18#2) pg. 51

Gardening for wee folk. Planning gardens for children.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1992 (v.4#5) pg. 42

Down in the dirt with kids. Tips on raising a crop of young gardeners.
HORTICULTURE Mar 1993 (v.71#3) pg. 18

Advice on getting children started in gardening with special emphasis on the importance of reinforcing the need to mimic an adult and to see things happen in a shorter length of time.
HORTICULTURE Oct 1993 (v.71#8) pg. 26

How to get children to help in the garden. Some tips.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #118 Jul-Aug 1989 pg. 38

Advice for working with kids in the garden and helping them do it themselves.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1978 (v.25#2) pg. 194

How to nurture children's interest in gardening.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1988 (v.35#6) pg. 41

The children's zone. How to garden in harmony with your children. Includes 20 projects to try.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1990 (v.37#4) pg. 64

Grow a garden for kids. Plants with interest-grabbing potential recommended.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1993 (v.40#9) pg. 50

Tip shows how to make a child's garden keeper (a bracelet for gathering flower petals, leaves, etc.).
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1998 (v.45#6) pg. 64

Gardening with children. Some tips.
WORKBASKET Apr 1990 (v.55#6) pg. 52