Top five tips for getting your kids into the garden.

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Here are our top five tips for getting your kids outside and turning them into happy little gardeners.

Give them their own garden bed.

Give them their own garden bed.

Give your kids their own area to grow things in, make it their responsibility to look after it, give them their own garden tools.

Choose something cool to grow.

Choose something cool to grow.

choose something they can get excited about growing, this year we are growing giant sunflowers and the world’s largest pumpkin!

Helping out is fun.

Helping out is fun.

Get them to help out with the jobs in the garden, most kids think that shovelling mulch is great fun!

Helping with the chickens.

Helping with the chickens.

Spending time with the rabbits.

Spending time with the rabbits.


If you have animals, get the kids to help out with their care, taking on some of the daily chores.

helping with the harvest.

helping with the harvest.


Most important of all, get them involved with the harvest and use your fruit and veg to make food that they love.
Happy gardening!

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5 thoughts on “Top five tips for getting your kids into the garden.

  1. Looking forward to the sun flowers they can grow so tall ,micro farmer will very busy l think this growing season tending to his projects 😉

  2. Hello, just wanted to tell you that I showed your article to my niece, shes’s 11, and now she wants to help in the garden every time! She used to be a couch potato and just munch on candies and watch TV. Now she’s a healthy kid and likes to eat fruits and veggies! Did you know that gardening can help keep childern healthy and fight childhood obesity? Here’s an article on the topic you can read:http://tiny.cc/dknrsx

    • Well I’m pretty excited that my article helped to get your niece into the garden, it’s so great to hear positive feedback from readers, thank you.
      I agree that teaching kids about growing food makes them better eaters, at least, that has been the case for us:)

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