Welcome to The Tao of Garden

Gardening is simply the practice of cultivating plants. People grow ornamental plants to harvest their flowers, foliage, or to get dyes out of them. They are also grown for their overall appearance.

There are also plants that are cultivated for human consumption. They are consumed as fruits, vegetables and herbs for medicinal purposes.

When we talk about gardening the subject ranges from fruit orchards to long boulevard plantings. Gardening practitioners may specialize themselves in growing only one type of plant or they may also practice mixed plantings that involve many various plants.

Gardening requires active participation of the practitioner and it usually requires intensive works and discipline.
Here you'll find many tips and tricks that are related to gardening.

There are various methods, types and approaches to maintain a healthy and beautiful garden. You can find all of them here.

You may want to learn what's the proper way to landscape the yard, choosing the right soil, maintain the plants, growing indoor gardens, and many many more.

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Teach Your Children About Composting

The learnt behaviors tend to be passed on to the next generations. So does the compositing too. But teaching the compositing methods to the children won’t be so easy. The children have different requirements that must be fulfilled. They must need more explanation and guidance then the adults.

Different techniques can be used to teach the children the compositing process. These techniques will be really interesting for the kids in the learning process. It will also help the community members and societies to get aware about the compositing methods. Some of these techniques are discussed below:

Use Visuals:

Text always make the kid feel bore that is why the use of visuals will be able to grab their attention. It will create the feeling of love for the compositing process. The use of pictures, power point presentations and other devices will facilitate the kid. You can also make your words that will help the kids to visualize the actual scenario of compositing. You can motivate the kids to imagine the entire process in their minds.

Do a complete demo:

Demonstration of the process can also be the best medium in letting the kid understand the entire process also it will be more than just a discussion. The demonstration will not only supports you to tell the kids that how things have be done but also will be able to make them feel that they can also perform the same task be just coping the facilitators. The demo will also encourage them to ask the questions as the kids know that they have to perform the same activity later on.

Track for feedback:

It is also crucial to ask the kids for the feedback. Ask them questions time to time and also motivate them to ask the questions. Feeling the kids that you are not the teacher but a friend will be able to remove their hesitation and will help you to teach them in friendlier environment.
Entertain all questions and give ample time to answering each question:

Always try to entertain each and every question raise by the kids, no matter how stupid it is. This will be able to encourage the kids to ask more questions. You can also take help from the professional teachers to see that how he or she deals with the kids.

Discuss each and every aspect and explain all the benefits associated with the compositing. This will ensure the 100% attention of the kid in learning the process. Make them understand that we all do compositing for the sake of nature and the environment.

Let them do it, and refuse to interfere if possible:

The main aim of teaching the compositing process is to let them perform the same task later on by making them skillful. You can check them by asking them to initiate the compositing from the small pit, so that you can figure out about their potential and identify the problems that may arouse. Appreciation and correction will be the best tool to be adopted in teaching the kids.

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