Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

Gardening for Kids

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Gardening for Kids
Grow your own: Tips for planting a family garden

Article Excerpt:

If your children cringe at the sight of peas on the dinner table, a family garden may be the solution to get them excited about fruits and veggies. “Gardening helps parents and children spend time together outdoors, take pride in growing their own food, learn about our ecosystem and connect to each other and to others who have lived on the land before us,” says Susan Lipman, California-based gardening expert with the Children & Nature Network and author of “Fed Up With Frenzy.” Continue reading

April 10, 2013 Posted by | Feature Stories, Magazine Writing, Sample Work | , , , | Leave a comment

Growing Up: Vertical Gardening Tips

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Growing Up: Vertical Gardening Tips

Article Excerpt:

If your goal is for your neighbors to envy your lush landscape, build your flower gardens vertically and make the sky the limit. Vertical gardens feature plants that grow up walls, fences and vertical surfaces. Show off blooming plants while hiding unsightly walls with creative vertical gardening tips that will make your outdoor landscape memorable. Continue reading

December 22, 2012 Posted by | Feature Stories, Magazine Writing, Sample Work | , , | Leave a comment