Help Us Grow Healthy Kids

When you donate to the Whole Kids Foundation® “Growing Healthy Kids” campaign every penny goes directly to help provide school garden and salad bar grants, as well as nutrition and wellness education for teachers. All of these programs further the nonprofit organization’s healthy mission: helping kids eat better and enjoy it.

Kids in the Garden

Cultivate a crop of new gardeners by getting kids involved in growing edibles and ornamentals.

Chemical Free Weed Annihilation

You're not alone if you put off weeding your garden beds so long that you cannot face the amount of time and effort it will take tidy them up again. No sweat. You have the sun on your side.

Simple Summer Sprouts + a Giveaway

Sprouts are easy and quick to grow – all you need are sprouting seeds, sprouting lid, a jar, and water! Here are some of our favorite summer recipes and a giveaway to get you started.

Harvesting, Drying and Using Garden Herbs

Cecilia Nasti shares her best tips on drying and using the herbs from your garden.

Harvesting the Garden's Goodness

How can you know when crops are ripe and ready for harvest? We look at three favorite garden crops and the signs of their ripeness, how to harvest them, and the best way to store them.

Companion Planting: It's Good to Have Friends

Even garden plants have BFFs that — when grown in proximity to one another — benefit the other's health and wellbeing. Learn about these blossom buddies and then invite them to spend time together in your garden for the potential betterment of all.

The Contained Food Garden

Growing food crops in containers is easier than growing them in a big backyard. You won't harvest as much, but then, you won't work nearly as hard, either.

The Cultured Garden

Long-term, benign neglect in the garden leads to more than just an untidy space. It can evolve into pest and disease problems that destroy your plants fast. Here are a few suggestions to help you avoid that kind of heartburn.

Mindful Garden Irrigation

While watering a vegetable garden may not seem particularly daunting on the surface, it actually takes a high level of understanding and commitment to maintain your plants' vigor, while also utilizing the resource with conservation in mind.


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