25 Inspiring Gardening Quotes Connecting Children With Nature
There is no better feeling than to watch your plants grow and produce food for you and your family. It is such an accomplished feeling. This way of life and feeling should be passed down from generation to generation! Getting your kids involved in gardening is so easy and simply and what kid doesn't want to hang out with their parents!! I don't know about you but my kids wants to be attached to my hip all day, every day.
Teaching kids to garden is as important as teaching them how to swim! It gives them time to be active and experience nature. It can also be a great tool to teach valuable life lessons. Children who garden develop a bit a self sufficiency, a knowledge about where their food comes from, and patience. They also learn science. They can measure how far apart to plant seeds, learn about the life cycle of plants, find out about how bacteria decomposes compost material, and so much more.
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"When the world wearies and society fails to satisfy , there is always the garden." - Minnie Aumonier
"At the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair should be messy and your eyes sparkling." -Shanti
"From little seeds, grow mighty trees" -Unknown
"Gardens and children need the same things - patience, love and someone who will never give up on them." -Nicolette Sowder
"A garden returns 50x the investment you put in to it. Not just food, but joy, peace and a real connection with creation. A spiritual retreat from a noisy world and hurried people. Grow a garden!"
"Turn off the news and get into the garden!"
"Why try to explain miracles to your children when you can have them plant a garden." -Janet Kilburn Phillips
"Your mind is a garden. Your thoughts are the seeds. You can grow flowers or you can grow weeds."
"Because children grow up , we think a child's purpose is to grow up. But a child's purpose is to be a child." - Tom Stappard
"Yes, kids love technology, but they also love legos, scented markers, handstands, books and mud puddles. It's all about balance."
"Even the tiniest of flowers can have the toughest roots." - Shannon Mullen
"The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature." - Alfred Austin
"Adopt the pace of nature, her secret is patience." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
"If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need." - Marcus Tullius Cicero