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Young Seedlings These pages are for our younger gardeners or maybe just young at heart Click on a title to choose a page

Grow a Grass Head

Winter Wordsearch 

Make a Winter Treat for the Birds 

Design a Greetings Card or Wrapping Paper

Make a Wormery 

Sowing Your First Seeds

Design a Runner Bean Frame 


 a site which I have created specifically for those gardening with children (not just in school). It includes a calendar of suggested activities. If you are a grown-up gardeners you will find many pages will be of interest to you too - just spend a few minutes taking a quick look and I'm sure you will come back again

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Choosing Gardening Tools for Children

There is now a huge selection of children’s gardening tools from which to choose. They range from plastic toy tools to metal and wooden tools which are simply smaller versions of high quality adult garden tools.

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Note that this link will take you to a page on The School Vegetable Patch website

Peas and Beans

Covers the lifecycle of broad beans, French beans, runner beans and peas

Root Vegetables

Covers the lifecycle of potatoes, carrots, parsnips, beetroot, swede and turnips

The Cabbage Family

Covers the lifecycle of cabbages, cauliflowers, sprouts, kale and broccoli

The Onion Family

Covers the lifecycle of onions, shallots, garlic, leeks and spring onions

Flowering Plants

Includes lifecycle, types of plants, how they adopt to the environment and lots more