Kids and Gardening

  1. Growing with Kids: 6 Practical Ways to Engage Them on the Farm

    This summer our son will turn 3, and over the past three years we’ve found many ways to engage him here at Good Heart Farmstead through our daily farm tasks. By doing so, we spend quality time with our son, avoid the expense of child care, and...
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  2. Growing Partners: Golden Earthworm Farm

    This article is part of Growing Partners, our new series focusing on the farmers, gardeners, seed growers, breeders, vendors and non-profits we work with that are demonstrating leadership in environmental and social stewardship. We’re so invigorated by their trail-blazing work, we want to share it with the world–and hopefully inspire the real food leaders of tomorrow to follow in their...
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  3. Seeding Change: Where Our Donations Went in 2015

    Each year High Mowing donates thousands of seed packets to schools, non-profits and community groups across the country--and this year was no exception, with a whopping 143,657 packets donated to over 600 different recipients! But where did they all go? What did those seeds become? Here are a few ways our donated seeds had powerful and far-reaching impacts this year... ...
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  4. Enter to WIN our Kid's Garden GIVEAWAY!

    Enter to WIN! This month we're giving away a selection of goodies to help your kid have a great garden season, including: A kid's hand tool set from Gardener's Supply, which includes a small trowel, rake, and shovel A pair of kid's garden gloves and Our Kid's Garden Organic Seed Collection, which will inspire and delight your child with...
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  5. Successful Vegetables: Our Top 10 Crops for Beginner Gardeners

    There’s a lot of information on the back of seed packets that can help you get started with your first garden season, but it won't tell you which crops to grow as a beginner, and comparing all the options can still be bewildering. Don’t worry, you’re in good company—gardening is on the rise, and there are lots of folks out...
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  6. Growing Partners: Desde mi Huerto

    This article is part of Growing Partners, our new series of articles focusing on the farmers, gardeners, seed growers, breeders, vendors, donation recipients and non-profits we work with who are making waves in sustainable agriculture. Together they form a revolution of environmental stewardship and positive change working its way over the global landscape. We're so invigorated by their trail-blazing work...
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  7. Kinder Garden: Creating Functional Theme Gardens for Kids

    Giving a child a garden is a wonderful way to spark interest in the natural world and offers built-in lessons in ecology and personal responsibility. And at the end of the day, it’s something beautiful and rewarding that they can take pride in, knowing that they did it themselves. Parents will appreciate having some time to get things done in...
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  8. Growing Partners: The Greening of Detroit

    This year we are excited to launch Growing Partners, a series of articles focusing on the farmers, gardeners, seed growers, breeders, vendors, donation recipients and non-profits we work with who are making waves in sustainable agriculture. Together they form a revolution of environmental stewardship and positive change working its way over the global landscape. We're so invigorated by their trail-blazing...
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  9. Sprouts Collection GIVEAWAY!

    ENTER TO WIN! We're giving away a Best-selling Sprout Collection to one lucky winner - read to the end for details on how to enter. Happy, Healthy Holidays The holidays are such a special time of year – we get together with our friends and families, share laughter and good times, and reflect on the year behind us. ...
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  10. Support a Healthy Community, Fund Your Project with High Mowing Seeds

    Does your school or organization need to raise money? Want to help your school or non-profit and encourage gardening in your community at the same time? No problem! Fundraising with High Mowing Organic Seeds is a win-win for everyone, supporting fundraising efforts at your school while encouraging...
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