Susan Betz teaches, lectures and writes about growing & using herbs for pleasure and purpose. 

Susan Betz teaches, lectures and writes about growing & using herbs for pleasure and purpose. 

One of the most enduring and delightful aspects of growing and using herbs is the immense opportunity they offer for collaboration across generations. They provide a venue to explore the past, experience the present and a hope for the future. Everyone needs a daily dose of green and ultimately herbs appeal to each of the five senses.
— Susan Betz

“The Hand That Rocks the Cradle is the Hand That Rules the World” -William Ross Wallace, 1856

Up until the late 1950s children were raised in a home environment and it was a mother’s hand rocking the cradle. Today, due to merging gender roles men are taking on equal roles in domestic duties and in raising children. Fathers are not only rocking the cradles, they are taking their children outside, into the backyard and beyond.

Below, author, garden journalist and stay-at-home dad Steven Biggs and nine year old Emma in their home garden. 

Steven and Emma, a dynamic father and daughter duo, share some great advice in their new book Grow Gardeners,  Kid-Tested Gardening with Children: A 4 Step Approach. For more information and to purchase their book, please vist Steven and Emma's website: http://www.growgardeners.com

Steven and Emma, a dynamic father and daughter duo, share some great advice in their new book Grow Gardeners,  Kid-Tested Gardening with Children: A 4 Step Approach. For more information and to purchase their book, please vist Steven and Emma's website: http://www.growgardeners.com

One of the wonderful things about exploring nature and growing plants in a home environment is it gives parents the time and luxury to discover learning styles of each child. Together Steve and Emma have come up with a simple approach to family gardening projects.   PLAY+ EXPLORE +COLLECT + GROW in the GARDEN.   Great Advice ... Fun Book ...

One of the wonderful things about exploring nature and growing plants in a home environment is it gives parents the time and luxury to discover learning styles of each child. Together Steve and Emma have come up with a simple approach to family gardening projects.  

PLAY+ EXPLORE +COLLECT + GROW in the GARDEN.  

Great Advice ... Fun Book ...

Emma Biggs with her first book. Great job Emma!

Emma Biggs with her first book. Great job Emma!