Home Gardening Vegetables


Vegetables are one of the most rewarding plants that you can grow with children. They help promote the whole seed to fork experience and help children appreciate where food comes from. The possibilities and learning experiences with growing vegetables are really just endless and suit all garden types.

How to Grow Lettuce

Growing lettuce has always been a wonder to grow and continues to be a great family favourite. It is relatively easy to grow and...
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 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...
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...

How to grow Carrots

Carrots are available at supermarkets all year round and are a good value vegetable. However, the experience of growing home grown carrots is one...

How to grow Rocket

If you are looking to grow a nice hardy salad vegetable in the garden with children, rocket should certainly be a consideration. It is easy...
How to grow potatoes in bags

How to Grow Potatoes in Containers

Let’s be honest, potatoes are one of those vegetables that children just ‘know’. It doesn’t really matter what age they are, potato whether in...

What Type of Potatoes Should I Grow?

Potatoes really are a staple food in many households and are such a delight to grow. The yields on potatoes is actually pretty high....
Chitting Potatoes

How to Chit Potatoes

Potatoes are a great vegetable to grow if you want something easy to start with children. In comparison to some other vegetables, potatoes really...

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