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5 Things To Remember When Planting Seeds With Kids It's that time of year when children everywhere will be learning how to plant a seed. If you want the best chance of a successful and fun experience, here are five things which you should remember about very young children and how it affects their experience. 1. Many young children like to finish first. Many young children are very competitive, even if that competitiveness isn't loud and obvious. ...
Green Fingers Keep On Digging With BBC Dig In The BBC have decided that the success of their new Dig In campaign last year warranted an extension for another year. The campaign last year encouraged 87% of its participants to take the plunge and create a permanent veggie patch. Once again, the Dig In crew are focussing on five easy crops to ...
Gardening With Children - Choosing Your Crops This blog piece is written by Stephen Shirley of Victoriana Nursery Gardens. Stephen and his wife Serena actively encourage their own children in the garden as well as running the local Primary School Gardening Club and assisting with other school gardening projects. Just recently ...
My Seven Current Favourite Gardening Blogs I spend a lot of time online looking at all the great (and not so great) advice out there, so I can see what sort of questions people are asking, and so I can learn a load of stuff. There are thousands of gardening related blogs. Some of them are fab. Some of them are a waste of time. Some of them are entertaining rather than useful, and loads of them are lovely but nothing to do with growing food, or kids, or both. But here are my current ...
Seven Mistakes Beginners Make When Gardening With Young Children - And How To Avoid Them Gardening is a fun, learn-as-you-go activity. Even experienced gardeners make lots of mistakes, and techniques which work for one garden, region, or soil type will not necessarily work for another. So if you have disasters in the garden, you're in good company. However when you're gardening with little ones, you're very conscious that your main purpose is to enth...