Spring is in the air! Get your Scouts out gardening. One way to get them interested in playing in the dirt and in healthy eating habits is to plant a pizza garden. They might be more willing to try different fresh foods if they harvest them from plants they tended.
Planting a pizza garden is not complicated. Obtain some plants or seeds for typical pizza toppings:
- Roma tomatoes are wonderful just sliced thin on your pizza instead of using sauce. And they can be grown from seed.
- Bell peppers are easy to grow from seed also. Slice them thin also.
- Get your onion bulbs in to have onions later in the season.
- Spinach also makes a nice pizza topping.
- Broccoli can be a little more difficult to grow, but more advanced gardeners can give it a try.
- Basil grows well from seehttps://amzn.to/35IGJKOd. Slice it thin and sprinkle it on top of your cooked pizza.
- Oregano is a typical pizza seasoning. You can chop it and top your cooked pizza with it also.
If you want to get a fast, easy start, check this pizza garden seed kit.
Readers, what else would you grow in your pizza garden?