It’s October!

It’s October and here are some jobs you can be doing with the kids during the October holidays:- – Prepare the ground for potatoes and carrots for next spring. Add lots of compost, well rotted manure or other organic matter; – Plant onions setts and leeks for harvest next year; – Plant winter brassicas such […]

It’s September!

It’s September! Here are some jobs to be doing in the veg patch this month:– 1. Sow fast growing lettuce and summer radish for crops this autumn. Make sure you water it in dry spells. 2. Plant onion sets. These are normally Japanese varieties and will be ready to earlier than spring-planted ones. 3. Harvest […]

Mustard & cress head competition

We have teamed up with Sudocrem for a competition with prizes! Gardening4Kids is asking you to do a simple gardening activity with your children which will include some arts and crafts and language skills as well as teaching them how to grow something to eat reusing household materials or things which you can buy on […]