The stages that plants go through go from seed to shoot, then through vegetative, budding, flowering and maturation stages. Take a humorous look at the 8 emotional stages of gardening. By Beth Monroe, director of public relations and marketing at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. Children ages six to eight may still have limited knowledge of the garden unless they have been exposed to one at home.
They'll still need a lot of practice in simple gardening tasks, such as watering, weeding, exploring insects, and harvesting. They may still need additional help, especially when they participate in more intensive activities, such as planting. Consider having more adults for these types of activities. How to start a garden: 10 steps to gardening for beginners.
Each stage has its pros and cons, but each stage can also bring great relaxation and satisfaction. Enjoying all stages of gardening in due time can help you get the most out of your garden and the time you spend working on it.