Gardening is a great way to get kids outside in the summer. My partner, Ann-Elise, and I tried to ensure bountiful harvests by building four raised beds and filling them with nutrient-enriched soil. The raised beds warm up faster in the spring and drain faster when it rains. They're also easier to weed, and it's harder to step on the seedlings. Ann-Elise once had a farm in Burlington's Intervale and worked for Gardener's Supply Company on and off for 11 years. These are her instructions for making one 8-by-4 foot bed. Attention dads: Just got a power drill for Father's Day? Here's a chance to use it.
Randolph Center, VT
JUNE 20-24 or JULY 11-15 FOR GIRLS ENTERING GRADES 9-10 Rosie’s Girls overnight STEM & trades Leadership Camps for girls entering 9th and 10th grades help girls connect and expand possibilities as they explore careers and experience engineering, architecture, computer science, fire science, welding, building trades and more. The camps…(more)