The Little Gardener's Guide — kids

Seed of the Month Club: May

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This month's seed is the king of the English vegetable garden... the mighty pea!

Hunt through your collection and dig out your pea pod seeds The button at the bottom of this page will take you to our guide on sowing and caring for this lovely plant, but first, here are 5 fun facts...

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Growing Pak Choi

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Pak Choi grows incredibly fast. You can eat the baby leaves in just 30 days, but the mature plant will be fully grown in 45! You can snip leaves off as and when you need them and they will regrow, giving you a steady supply of stir fry!

This guide will show you how to grow this amazing brassica from seed.

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Growing Cherry Tomatoes

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Home grown cherry tomatoes are one of natures finest treats. Far better than anything you can buy in the shops, these little beauties are as nutritious as they are sweet. Which is very!

We'll walk you through the steps in growing your organic cherry tomatoes from seed.

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Growing Ladybird Flowers

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The ladybird flower is a type of poppy with bright red petals and big black splodges! It will also drop its own seeds into the ground, so you’ll see it come back year after year.

It’s a ‘hardy annual’, meaning you can sow it as late as Autumn and the seeds will survive the winter, giving you a head start on next year’s gardening and a much earlier bloom.

 

This guide will show you how to sow and care for your plant through it's lifecycle.

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Growing Wildflowers

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20% of all wildflower species are now listed as endangered. We continue to build on our green spaces, leaving fewer places for these beautiful plants to bloom. They need our help! See our guide to flower bombing to help liven up public spaces - but the best way to go about this is to lend a corner of your garden to these amazing flowers!

This guide will show you how to sow and care for your wildflowers!

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