Grow-beds for my Grand-Monsters.

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  1. Papaw-John

    Papaw-John New Seed

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    [​IMG] I am putting in 5 small 3'x 2' raised grow beds for my 5 Grand-Monsters (grandsons.) They all live on the homestead, 2 in their home behind ours and three in their home across the property from us. We will be digging out the grass and filling it with a mix on composted cow manure, composted peat humus and potting soil. They are all excited. I decided to put all the raised gardens close to mine, so I can make sure they survive, even if the new wears off for them.
    Each grow-bed was cut from a 10' long 1"x 6".
     
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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Sounds like a lot of fun but hard work too. Your grandsons will love to see what they plant beginning to grow I'm sure. A great way to teach the next generation to enjoy gardening!!
     
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    Good for you! Not only will they learn to garden (and hopefully love it), they'll also appreciate any garden afterwards.
     
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    dooley Super Garden Turtle

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    It's a better way to get them started with their own small bed. They will like growing something of their own and watching it grow. Maybe they can grow something that they can eat from the garden without waiting for it to be cooked. Of course, then they would keep picking it and it wouldn't last too long. dooley
     



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    What a great grandpa you are! Those little boys will learn so much and have such a wonderful time digging in the dirt--you should be proud of yourself, and their parents should be so grateful.
     
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    Papaw-John New Seed

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    I have one grandson who is 5 and he saves seed from everything. I think I am responsible for it. :)
     

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