Every year we plant a small vegetable garden in our backyard. Some years it does better than others. There was a year when it seemed like we were picking seven cucumbers a day. Last year the cucumbers didn’t do well, but we had cherry tomatoes by the gallon! 

Our kids like helping in the garden (one of my daughters is fascinated by worms) and now they’re old enough to start to understand a little of the science of gardening. The science of gardening is the topic of relatively new SciShow Kids compilation video that we watched earlier this week. 

Squeaks Grows a Garden is a compilation of four SciShow Kids videos about gardening. Some of the topics covered in the video include why some vegetables have to be planted later than others, how seeds sprout, and what plants need in order to continue to grow after they sprout.