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How Does Your Garden Grow?

Friday, June 28, 2013

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Miracle-Gro for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

Every year I promise myself that I will learn to garden. I visit a nursery and get overwhelmed by all of the decisions...what is the difference between an annual and perennial? Which fertilizer is the best? How often do I water? The trip to the gardening center always ends with me chickening out. Then Miracle-Gro helped me  find my inner gardening diva.

Miracle-Gro has a long history for making products to help gardeners keep a healthy and beautiful garden. I remember my grandmother using their food sticks in her own lush garden. She grew wonderful vegetables, herbs, and flowers that I enjoyed picking in the summer. Unfortunately, I did not inherit her green thumb. Thankfully, Miracle-Gro is starting a movement to simplify gardening for wannabe gardeners like me through their The Gro Project.

Marlie and me the and selected the toyrarium project which is a unique spin on a terrarium. Then we climbed into the car and went shopping for supplies including a bag of Moisture Control Potting Mix for indoor/container plant life.
Toyrarium supplies
Back at home we followed the easy step-by-step instructions for making the toyrarium and enjoyed a Saturday afternoon getting our hands dirty and having oodles of fun.
gardening for kids
We think our jurassic park deserves two green thumbs up!
jurassic park terrarium
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Help! Mama Remote... said...

awesome job! miracle grow is one of my favorites.

Help! Mama Remote... said...

awesome job! miracle grow is one of my favorites.

Candace said...

Okay who is that big girl? Marlie has grown a ton! Good job on the gardening! I got my peas and beans in too late but everything else is good in my garden... my pumpkin plant went cuh-razy!

Quiana said...

Love that last shot of the dino in the pot! We tried growing strawberries but transporting from class to home via public transit was a huge mess. I like your version instead! Thank you for the inspiration =)

KalleyC | bloggingwhilenursing said...

Marlie has grown so much! Wow time flies! I love using miracle grow, and I love the toy dinosaurs.

Kim said...

What a fun activity for the kids! I hate gardening (because I'm terrified of the bugs I'd encounter) but I could do this activity!

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