Are you tired of talking to your plants without ever hearing anything in return? We have the perfect companion for your next day in the garden!Â Audiobooks are a great companion to gardening â€“ you can catch up on your favorite authors without having to put down your rake or trowel. Here are some free gardening activities along with some audiobook sample clips that will complement each activity. For more audiobook recommendations and free downloads, visit TryAudioBooks.com. Â
Don’t have room for a full garden? We’ve got a great activity for people who want to keep several plants but don’t have space for a ton of pots. With thisÂ Multiple Plants One Container ActivityÂ fromÂ Rooted in DesignÂ by Tara Heibel and Tassy de Give, your pots will be looking like miniature gardens. Listen to Elizabeth Strout’s My Name is Lucy BartonÂ while you’re potting.
If you’ve ever found that your gardening plans falter before you even get started, this How to Start Seeds activity from Rooftop Growing GuideÂ by Annie Novak is perfect for you. As you learn several different ways to start seeds, listen to The High Mountains of PortugalÂ by Yann Martel while you watch your seeds grow!
No matter where your garden is located, it’s always a good idea to hold onto rainwater. This activity,Â Hold that Liquid Gold, will show you how to hold onto your rainwater and use it to make your garden grow!Â The Swans of Fifth AvenueÂ by Melanie Benjamin is a perfect audiobook listen for this project.Â You can find more water-friendly activities inÂ The Water-Saving GardenÂ by Pam Penick.