Grow With Us: Container Gardening

Check out our newest “Grow With Us” video all about starting a container garden! You don’t have to have tons of room in your yard to start a garden. You can grow lots of food and flowers in containers! We even sometimes use recycled containers as well. Now is the perfect time to start your own garden. All you need are some seeds or plant starts, some potting soil, and any kind of container!

For more information on starting your own garden, check out these resources:

Looking for some garden-themed books? Here is a list from PBS of the best gardening books for kids. We use many of these books at Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom!

Check out Kids Gardening for all sorts of idea on garden activities you can do at home!

Here are some resources for kids interested in gardening compiled by University of Illinois Extension.

There are no limits to the types of containers you can use for your garden. Check out these crazy ideas for unique containers!

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