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It really is that easy almost everything you need to know is on the seed packet.
And these tips are for mums and dads who are gardening novices and want to give Children the opportunity to grow plants in their own garden.
10 easy vegetables to grow for your children's garden.
It is easy to grow most vegetables, and it is a good ideal when starting off a kids vegetable garden to start off with the ones that are the easiest to grow. A successful crop at the first attempt will encourage you and your kids to keep on gardening.
This is a list of easy to grow vegetables for a children's garden, they can also be grown indoors in containers, planted or sown directly in the ground and will grow in most types of soil.
Cress. The easiest vegetable to grow, can be sown in soil but just as successful grown indoors on damp kitchen towel or blotting paper.
Lettuce can be grown in containers or in the kids garden. Sowing guide on the seed packet.
Radishes prefer a damp or colder climate so sow seeds outside or indoors away from heat, let the kids thin them out giving enough space for the bulbs to develop.
Swiss Chard will grow in almost any soil type and both the leaf and stem can be eaten.
Green Beans. The bush types wont need staking, runner beans will because they grow upwards yielding more beans in the same space.
Carrots. Growing carrots is easy providing the soil is loose enough to allow them to grow deep.
Potatoes are easy to grow providing they are banked up and kept watered. They can be grown in plastic buckets inside or outside. Seed potatoes can be purchased from most gardeners and hardware shops who will advice on the best potatoes for the season.
Spinach prefers cooler climates so is best planted in early spring or autumn, read the seed packet for best time of year for sowing.
Onions. Onion sets rather than seeds are easier for children to handle and plant.
Beetroot is one of the easiest vegetables to grow and can be planted as soon as the frost is over and just requires damp ground to germinate.
Children love helping around in the garden, especially if they've got tools of their own. These children's gardening tools
have been specially designed for budding gardeners who want to dig, plant and grow their own.
Made to the highest standards in stainless steel to exactly the right proportions, the perfect miniature versions of Mum and Dads gardening tools.
The children's gardening tools in the range have been fully approved by trading standards and classified as early learning products. Recommended aged 8+ but depending on height of the child. Click on the picture to see the Children's gardening tools and gifts that will make useful gifts and Birthday presents.
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