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Our gardening section is full of great information to inspire children into the garden. You will find information on growing vegetables, flowers as well as tops tips for around the garden.

Freshly harvested garlic

How to Grow Garlic

Garlic is a great plant to grow and is suited to both beds and container planting. It's also super easy and until you have...
Growing Sweetcorn

Growing Sweetcorn

Growing sweetcorn is a great experience for any vegetable gardener. Not only do you get the benefit of harvesting some delicious sweetcorn but your...

Growing Sage

Sage is an incredibly easy to grow herb that will grow almost anywhere. It is a great kitchen herb that can be used in...
Chives safe for children

Growing Chives

Chives are an incredibly easy herb to grow. They are a perennial herb that is widely grown for its leaves. However, chives will also...

Plants and gardening tips for creating a sensory garden

Sensory gardens are great for children to learn about plants and also to get them interested in the world of gardening. They are also...

Growing Herbs with Children

Growing herbs with children is a great way to get them started in and around the garden. In my opinion every garden should have...
growing spinach with children

How to grow Spinach

Spinach, like rocket, is a really easy vegetable to grow in the garden and a great one for children to get involved. Not only...
Marigold - growing with children

How to grow marigolds

Marigolds or Calendula as they are formally known are a staple in the English garden. They are easy to grow, great for a children's...
Kids planting flowers

Garden plants that are safe for children

For parents, ensuring that the plants that you are growing are safe and non toxic for children is extremely important. For some gardens this...
Child holding beans from the garden

How to grow runner beans

Runner beans are such an easy vegetable to grow in the garden and a great one to do with the children. They are extremely...

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