Growing plants can be complicated to explain to children. But it can be a lot simpler when it is compared to a bird building a nest. Planting is as simple as building a nest for your plants.
Fruit and nut trees are a good addition to any yard. They provide shade during the summer months. They are also great for wind protection where needed. The fruit and nuts are just an added bonus.
You can recycle the water from your sinks, showers, and washing machines and use it to water your garden.