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Fun, Tasty and Kid-Friendly Zucchini Recipes

Green and delicious zucchini is loaded with vitamins A and C, potassium and phosphorus. In other words, this nutritious and bountiful garden vegetable gives your kids a big nutritional boost. We like to encourage our kids to eat zucchini by letting them help us cook kid-friendly recipes, and we think your kids might enjoy these tasty dishes, too!

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Four Tips That Motivate Your Kids to Help in the Garden

If your kids are like ours, they love to garden and spend time outdoors. Now I'm not saying they don't sometimes whine about weeding, but we've implemented several tricks that make gardening fun, and maybe these trick will work for your family, too!

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How to Freeze Fresh Strawberries

Did you know that 600 strawberry varieties grow in the U.S.? We love eating this refreshing fruit on fresh shortcake, but berries also taste delicious when they're frozen. Here's our favorite method for freezing fresh strawberries.

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4 Life Lessons Your Kids Learn From Worm Farming

Slick, smooth and slithery worms do so much more than play in dirt all day. They also teach your kids four important life lessons, making a worm farm an invaluable addition to your family's daily routine.

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Creating an Eatable Yard

There is no better gift to the environment than a garden. A garden uses trapped carbon dioxide and converts it into food. A garden reduces your carbon footprint because it allows you to grow your own food. A garden is the epitome of the "buy local" mantra. It does not get any more local than your garden.

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Plan Now for a Bountiful Spring Table

While most of the eastern part of the nation is covered in feet, and feet of snow, the west coast is blazing in sunshine. Right now is the perfect time for planning your spring or early summer garden. At the same time plan your spring and summer table. What this means is simply to decide to grow what you eat the most. The concept of "from garden to table" is increasingly important from a green standpoint, but also from an environmental standpoint. Here is a look at some tips to planning a great spring and summer table

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How to Build a Bean Teepee for Natural Play

What do teepees, imagination, green beans and children have in common? They all thrive outdoors! Learn how to build a green bean teepee as you create a natural play environment that's unique, fun and tasty.

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