Welcome to Mrs. Mouse's Garden


Visit the garden links below. See what you can learn about the world we live in and enjoy a few games and activities, too.
Then visit Mrs. Mouse's I Can Grow! book page. Read about Little Rock or download a free coloring book.


Cyber Space Ag
Have a blast exploring this Cyber Kansas Farm Website! Lots of fun, activities, and puzzles.

University of Illinois
The Great Plant Escape

Composting for kids
A scripted slide set written and produced by Robert E. (Skip) Richter, CEA-Horticulture, Travis County, Texas Agricultural Extension Service

Gardening for Kids Theme Page

Aggie Horticulture: Just for Kids
Enter via their home page above or go directly to some of their educational resources below

Gardening Ideas
This section of the site breaks into three pages: Gardening Ideas for Kids,
Parents, and Teachers, each with suggested activities. The teacher site also has lesson plans

Kindergarden
An introduction to the ways that children can interact with plants and the outdoors.
For example, their "Fun Page for Kids" contains project ideas, an art gallery, and
links to other sites. There's also a section on "Special Tips for Gardening with
Kids."

Nutrition in the Garden
Information on fun ways to teach children about nutrition through gardening.

School Gardens
General information, resources, and links for starting and operating school gardens.

I Can Garden: Kidz Corner
Articles, activities and links for teachers and kids.

Growing Herbs in your Garden
A beginner's primer for growing your own kitchen herbs, followed by helpful links.

Herb Garden Guide
Monterey Bay Spice Company's helpful website
full of step-by-step advice for starting your own herb garden, inside or out,
and includes suggestions for cooking and a bit on historical uses, too.
A great site suggested by one of our readers...Thanks!

Gardener's Supply Company is an online store,
but included on its website are a searchable database of plants (pictures and instructions for growing),
answers to questions about growing house plants, and instructions for garden projects.


BUGS!
What would gardening be without insects? Here are a few websites that explore the wonderful world of BUGS!

National Geographic - Bugs
Cool graphics!

BugGuide.Net
Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Scholastic
Bugs and Insects Articles


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