Friends in the Garden


Listen, Look & Learn

The 6Rs

Did you know that the 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) have become the 6Rs? What’s the best way to learn and remember them? An upbeat mini-song with movements.  WARNING: It gets fast – challenge yourself to get them all right!

7 Edible Spring Flowers

What could be more fun than eating flowers! I’m going to show you 7 common flowers that you can eat.  With the exception of one of them, these are plants that seem to just show up in the garden.  

Going to the Garden

 “Going to the Garden” is about all those good feelings that come with getting outside in spring and going to the garden. It’s a feel-good finger-popping tune featuring David Ellington on the Hammond B3 organ.

How to Use Cold-Method Composting

Watch this and you can set-up your own system and make great compost!

Make Cheesy Kale Chips

This superfood just got a new superpower – the delicious power of non-dairy CHEESINESS! Follow this recipe and make your own cheesy kale chips. Bonus quick-n-easy recipe towards the end.

Start Your Day Right

Prime yourself for a truly fabulous day with this short, but power-full ditty.

How to Make a Refillable Lavender Eye Pillow

It’s so easy to make your own refillable weighted lavender eye pillow. The video has step-by-step instructions. Float off to dreamland with your weighted  lavender eye pillow.

A Love Song to Squash

A very short, entertaining love song to squash. It’s true and I mean every word!

How to Keep Your Spirits High Through the Winter

In this -minute video, you’ll learn a scientifically proven trick to better mental, emotional and physical health.  It’s extra important to safeguard your emotional health during the dark, cold months of the year. 

Eat a Rainbow - Short Version

An abbreviated version of Eat a Rainbow that makes it super easy to learn.  Scroll down for the original longer version that’s on the Friends in the Garden CD.

Superb Herbs

Common herbs for common issues are the topic of this jazzy tune. Learn how to call upon the herbs that can make you feel good, yeah! Sip the tea, sip the tea…

When You Share

Fill your heart with gratitude for the abundance our planet offers. There’s enough for everyone…when you share. A beautiful message set to a Motown vibe.


Ssssssnakin’…in the grasssss. You’re invited to slither dance to the cool Latin groove while you hear facts and advice about snakes, sung from a snake’s point of view. 

Polka Dotty

Hear ladybug history told through a ladybug’s point of view and to the beat of an actual polka with real accordion, fiddle and everything! The song ends with a callout of ladybug names from around the world. 

The Worm Squirm

Worms are incredible friends in the garden, but often, they just gross people out.  These cute cartoon worms introduce you to the  fascinating world of earthworms.

Friends in the Garden

Companion planting is a Real Thing!  Eleven-year-old rappers Levi & Edwin give you specific companion plant pairings that you can easily add to your garden. 

Keep it Clean

What does “organic” mean? Keep it Clean teaches kids about using natural fertilizers and pesticides and growing organically to keep their bodies and the Earth clean. 

The Rot Thing To Do

The basics of composting are in the lyrics of this rockin’ tune. Where else can you hear words like “micro-organism” and “bacteria” in a song?


Learn to sow a seed and grow a plant. The simple steps are covered in this Bossa Nova-style song. Seeds Soil Water Sun – that’s all you need to grow a plant. 

Eat a Rainbow

If you eat a rainbow you’re getting all the nutrients you need. How do you know you’re eating a rainbow? Listen to this song for all the clues.

Beez Beez

“How to get along with honeybees” is advice you’ll find in this song. After just one listen, you can show off real knowledge about honeybees and impress everyone. Oh, and you can practice your bee waggle while you listen.

Make Non-Dairy Chia Banana Pudding and (Almost) Eat a Rainbow

You can make this delicious and super nutritious pudding in MINUTES. And, make it a rainbow (or half of one) by adding colourful toppings.