04 October 2007

Youth Gardening Complete With a Scarecrow!

UNL Extension in Lancaster County, Nebraska, has a great nutrition newsletter that I've subscribed to for several years.

Now they have a link for Youth Gardening with several fun activities to do outside and inside with children to help them learn and love nature.

My favorites are the directions for making a scarecrow and a link to the Yuckiest Site on the Internet. Activity instructions are printable.

A site in Australia has unique scarecrow-making ideas. Click here to go to Go For Your Life.

Photo: Cockscomb volunteers came up in the rock walkway. The small while flowers are blooming garlic chives.

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