Sprout spring seeds in rings with Wings, Worms, and Wonder! Click to get the activity!

Wonder Wednesday 104: Quick Spring Sprouting Rings

Spring is sprouting up all over the place, and that means it’s time to get those seeds started!  Sprout sunflowers to grow in time for Mother’s Day in May or jump on the ball for post-frost garden planting! These quick and easy up-cycled sprouting rings will save you money, time, and tick off both reducing

My Favorite Spring Gizmos

In 3 days, March 20, is the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere!!! How excited are some of you? Maybe the snow will melt soon for you? In the deep south, spring, and its accompanying pollen, have been in full force for about a month, but here in Virginia, little signs are just

Seed Swap: If We Had No Winter…

It’s the dead of winter, or so the saying goes. How are you feeling? Have you gotten out your seed catalogues yet? Did you use last week’s download to start planning your spring garden? Are you too snowed under to even think about gardening and just want to get out and hit the slopes or

April Showers Bring May Flowers

This has been a strange spring. All the hot and cold fluctuation compounded with the fact that the last couple years have had especially warm dry springs, makes the mild temperatures and abundant rain seem off. I imagine that this spring is probably more normal! So, in honor of all the rain we have been

Bluestockings & the Brooklyn Botanical Garden

Cherries and Magnolias Yesterday I was lucky enough to spend time and the beautiful Brooklyn Botanical Garden with some friends to enjoy the beginning of spring in NYC. It was funny to be in a seasonal rewind and go back in time to early spring again, but I don’t mind because the flowers were so

Go Explore Nature

Today I want to share the blog Go Explore Nature with you for a couple reasons: 1 it is awesome and chock full of great ideas for home and school, 2 it has regular seasonal outdoor activities that keep the kids returning to nature to participate in, 3 a recent post is the perfect follow-up

So Many Ideas So Little Time

  Lately, there are just not enough hours in the day to accomplish al the ideas I have! I am taking this as a good sign, but I wish I was one of those people who didn’t need (or like) to sleep so much! Perhaps it’s because it is spring and like all the birds