5 Easy Backyard STEM Activities Your Kids Will Love

Keep your kids busy outside this summer with STEM activities! STEM – science, technology, engineering, and math – is extremely important for young children to take part in today.

STEM is the future, and our kids will be ready with these super cool outdoor STEM activities!

We need critical thinkers, doers, and problem solvers. We need kids who understand science, who can adapt to the latest technology, and who can engineer new solutions to solve problems of all sizes. 

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How to Make Your Own Homemade Bug Spray

How to Make Your Own Bug SprayWhile the EPA has given DEET (the most commonly used chemical in conventional bug sprays) the “all clear” for use on both adults and children, many individuals prefer to find a more natural way to control pests and prevent bug bites. Read More


Herb Gardening For a Healthy You

herb gardening

Herb gardening is a great and easy solution for making a garden look and smell good.  Herbs provide this amazing scent while also providing flavor to kitchen dishes. Herbs are also good in case you are sick.

Herb gardening can be easy if you provide your herbs with sun and good drainage. Pesticides and fertilizers are rarely needed with herbs. Herbs also can grow in close quarters like containers. Containers are actually a very good solution for intrusive herbs that can create problems like mint and lemon verbena. Regular pinching and pruning keep plants compact and avoids the leggy looking herb which could also lose flavor. Read More