The Little Gardener's Guide — plants

Growing Onion

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If you don't like onion, then you must be pretty hungry! They are in almost any recipe you can think of and along with carrot and celery they form the 'holy trinity' from which soups, stews, and sauces are built.

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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 Thyme

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A Thyme bush in full bloom looks almost as good as it smells! The pretty pink flowers will attract bumble bees who will help your other plants grow, while you will have a never ending supply of this lovely herb to brighten up almost any dish your adult cooks for your dinner!

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

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Growing Pea Pods

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A sweet shop in your garden! This plant will be loaded with gorgeous, crunchy, sweet peas which are best eaten raw, straight off the stalk!

This guide will show you how to plant your organic pea seeds, then care for them all the way through their lifecycle.

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Growing Coriander

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We use coriander lots when cooking our dinners. Once you’ve eaten it you’ll be able to recognise the taste in lots of other food. We eat the leaves, the stalks and can even dry the seeds it produces to use in our cooking all year round.

This guide will show you how to plant organic coriander seed and care for it through its lifecycle.

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