Planting with Teens

Clara, Ryan and Rowan sweated, sucked and planted their own seeds into this herb spiral. Skeptical gardeners, they felt a bit uncomfortable with seeds in their mouths. “Felt like caterpillars,” Clara said of the calendula seeds under her tongue. Ryan opted out of the edible medicines category and choose Zinnias for their visual beauty–another kind …


Nourishing: antiseptic, salve heals wounds anti-inflammatory hi levels of beta-carotene poor man’s saffron edible in salads Growing: annual self seeds cover and keep moist 6-12″ tall 8-12″ apart full sun