Fragrant, edible and really easy to grow; garden herbs are a great choice to get kids interested in gardening. Choose sage, rosemary, mint, basil, parsley or dill and learn about the different flavours and scents as they grow.
Sprinkle seeds and watch your lettuce seeds sprout in little over a week, for low maintenance greens that can be harvested daily throughout the summer. Choose mixed seeds or varieties that all the family will eat, such as lamb’s lettuce, spinach and romaine.
A kitchen staple that’s easy and satisfying to grow, with endless varieties and flavours. Grow your favourite spuds in growing bags with ready-made harvest windows or watch your kids dig for buried treasure when harvest is ready.
Fast to germinate, radishes are crunchy veggies ready to sample in as little as 20 days. Choose interesting varieties for new colours and flavours to introduce to little palates.
Juicy and delicious, they’re difficult not to eat as you garden! Best grown in containers, pots or beds, just watch out for munching bugs and pests.
A favourite of bees, sunflowers are large and beautiful annuals that your kids will love watching grow through their full life cycle. Sprinkle wild seeds around the bed to create a wildlife flower haven in your garden.
Fun to watch growing as the tendrils wrap themselves to the closest supports. Choose a well-drained sunny spot and enjoy the sweet, crunchy and delicious pods straight from the plant.
They may have a longer growth cycle, but they are great fun to harvest and have a multitude of tasty uses in the kitchen. Grow classic, baby, purple and yellow carrots in vegetable beds, bags or pots.
Save seeds from your favourite pumpkin variety, and enjoy a long, invested and exciting growth cycle of up to 120 days. Choose a generous sized bed and plant mid-summer, ready for spooky Halloween carving.