Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Coffee Substitute?
by AtlantaMarie Today at 9:27 am

» Howdy, from Central Florida
by AtlantaMarie Today at 9:26 am

» Biochar?
by SQWIB Today at 8:18 am

» My Compost Bin
by SQWIB Today at 8:09 am

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by sanderson Today at 3:42 am

» Tomato Questions
by sanderson Today at 3:32 am

» A really, really Frugal Gardener
by sanderson Today at 3:30 am

» Today's Harvest
by sanderson Today at 3:27 am

» Worm bin?
by sanderson Today at 3:24 am

» Compost pit?
by No_Such_Reality Today at 12:05 am

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in October 2017
by Mimi2 Yesterday at 7:33 pm

» N & C Midwest: October 2017!
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 7:20 pm

» BOOK GIVEAWAY - ENDS 10/20/17
by brianj555 Yesterday at 11:20 am

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 10:55 am

» Sowing Experiment! Anyone Tried This?
by brianj555 Yesterday at 10:36 am

» Spaghetti Squash ?
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 10:28 am

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver 10/21/2017, 5:34 pm

» 2017 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by yolos 10/21/2017, 5:16 pm

» Frames for SFG Beds - Versitile PVC frames for Protection
by sanderson 10/21/2017, 4:10 pm

» California's Drought
by AtlantaMarie 10/21/2017, 10:04 am

» Hello from a 7b zone
by AtlantaMarie 10/21/2017, 10:00 am

» Newbie from Ayrshire, West Coast of Scotland
by plantoid 10/21/2017, 7:27 am

» Butterfly Junction
by sanderson 10/21/2017, 12:08 am

» Mels book
by sanderson 10/20/2017, 11:54 pm

» Any Strange and Wonderful Visitors? Photos please!
by countrynaturals 10/20/2017, 11:34 am

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by sanderson 10/20/2017, 3:38 am

» A great offer for a local SFG,er
by sanderson 10/20/2017, 3:07 am

» Hello from Gilbert, AZ
by LizDTM 10/20/2017, 12:21 am

» How to Grow Better Tomatoes
by countrynaturals 10/19/2017, 7:59 pm

» Carrot Week 2017!
by countrynaturals 10/19/2017, 7:54 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

My little guy ate his salad tonight!

View previous topic View next topic Go down

My little guy ate his salad tonight!

Post  jymarino on 6/2/2011, 11:32 pm

We had fresh, homegrown lettuce and spinach for our salad tonight. My dd wasn't too thrilled but she usually eats her veggies just fine. My ds however doesn't like veggies at all and will barely take a bite usually. Today he ate all of his salad, and asked for more! He also ate all of that too. Of course we do use salad dressing and croutons, but he usually just picks off the croutons and sucks the dressing off the leaves. I was very excited. Hopefully this is the beginning of a new trend for all of us.

Cool This smiley at the request of my lovely 9.5 yo dd.

jymarino

Posts : 232
Join date : 2011-03-25
Location : St Louis MO Zone 6a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: My little guy ate his salad tonight!

Post  Old Hippie on 6/2/2011, 11:40 pm

It makes a world of difference when they have helped to grow it. How awesome!!

bounce 🐱 🐷 🐘 flower These are for your son.

Gwynn
avatar
Old Hippie
Regional Hosts

Female Posts : 1156
Join date : 2010-08-12
Age : 66
Location : Canada 3b

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: My little guy ate his salad tonight!

Post  altagarden on 6/2/2011, 11:43 pm

That's great! My daughter didn't like carrots till she tried one fresh out of our garden.
avatar
altagarden

Posts : 92
Join date : 2010-07-20
Location : Alberta, Canada

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: My little guy ate his salad tonight!

Post  SewingMom on 6/3/2011, 6:21 am

That's great! I'm having the same experience - my boys have helped plant and water our garden and so far we only have lettuce but they can't wait to bring it in wash it and eat it (literally can't wait, lol - many times they are outside crunching on it Very Happy ) I'm so glad, I hope it continues for the rest of the garden veggies!

SewingMom

Female Posts : 19
Join date : 2010-10-23
Location : Winnebago, IL - Zone 4b

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: My little guy ate his salad tonight!

Post  dianamarie03 on 6/3/2011, 8:03 am

That is so awesome! My kids are excited too, every time we go play in the garden they make a stop at the cilantro pot to take a few leaves and munch on them, and they are eating salads too! Still not much luck getting them to eat radishes, but then I don't like them much either. We like to grow them because they are so fast and fun for the kids to see something growing, then we give them to the neighbor who loves them. Smile

dianamarie03

Female Posts : 96
Join date : 2011-03-20
Age : 32
Location : Delaware, Ohio

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: My little guy ate his salad tonight!

Post  FarmerValerie on 6/3/2011, 9:13 am

Let them head out with their salad bowl, pick their own, and when the peas start making, have them pick a few, if they won't eat the pods, let them open them and sprinkle a few on thier salads. Bring bowls in, rinse, dry, and eat. My daughter and I have done that several times, I love it.
avatar
FarmerValerie

Female Posts : 1611
Join date : 2011-01-29
Age : 51
Location : NE Texas, 75501, Zone 8a

View user profile http://www.rocksinmygarden.blogspot.com

Back to top Go down

Re: My little guy ate his salad tonight!

Post  H_TX on 6/3/2011, 11:47 am

My 10 year old daughter will eat her veggies but does not necessarily like them. If we let her chose her meals it would be cheese pizza, some sort of fried chicken, lots of salt and lots of sweets. She was staying the night with a friend when my 4 year old ate our first ripe tomato. I was very surprised when she got home and after noticing the tomato was gone she came inside looking for it and asked where it was. She helped me plant the garden and I guess the anticipation got to her. She wanted to eat part of that first tomato. Growing a garden and letting the kids help caused my daughter (we order cheese pizza with very little tomato sauce because she claims not to like the tomato sauce) to look forward to tasting our first tomato. I think when you grow your own garden kids no longer look at vegetables as vegetable any more but as something the family does together. Then if the veggies taste good it just makes it that much better.

H_TX

Posts : 25
Join date : 2011-05-31
Location : Houston, TX (Zone 9a)

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: My little guy ate his salad tonight!

Post  AZDYJ2K on 6/3/2011, 3:45 pm

Similar situation here. I have 3 sons and my oldest does not like salads. However, when I told him the lettuce and tomatoes came from our garden he asked for some and ate it all. To tell you the truth the lettuce was a bit bitter so I was really surprised the boys ate all their salad.

It makes a big difference when it's home grown.
avatar
AZDYJ2K

Male Posts : 169
Join date : 2010-05-28
Location : Chandler, AZ USDA Zone 9A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: My little guy ate his salad tonight!

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum