Garden Safety

ChildrenSafety is a concern even when gardening. If you use chemicals of any kind, fertilizers, and pesticides be sure to thoroughly read the label and follow the instructions. This is one are that is often neglected — much to the peril of the gardener or dire results in the garden, from not following  instructions properly.

Here are some websites with garden safety information:

List of Tocic Plants: http://www.plantsciences.ucdavis.edu

Garden Safety with Children: http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/1114319/gardening_safety_with_children_home.

SafeKids: http://www.safekids.co.uk

Cooperative Extension Office: http://www.csrees.usda.gov/Extension/

American Association of Poison Control Centers (24-hour hotline): 1-800-222-1222

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Fall Fun – Corn Mazes offer Great Adventure

Corn Maze  We love corn mazes! A visit to one in your area is sure to offer family fun, adventure and amply provide some wonder-full family memories!

Read about our a-maizing adventures and more about corn mazes

Children in the Garden: Learning

Children  Some of the sweetest memories I have are of gardening with a very patient neighbor, who no doubt planted the seed for the love of gardening in my heart. 

In later years, another sweet soul encouraged me to bring my children to her garden, which is a treasured memory still to this day in their hearts. 

Here’s a little something to help keep the children busy & learning about growing things