We know that family gardening is great fun for children, and the RHS Campaign for School Gardening is helping some to have gardening experience in school. Early reports find that school gardening is proving excellent support for their mental health. Granard School enjoy their visits to our allotments.
The Little Green Fingers website from the BBC contains some lovely short videos to show children how to tackle jobs in the garden. Watch them here.
if you’d like more ideas for child friendly garden projects try this selection from Gardener’s World magazine
A new book on children’s gardening is included in the RHS ten top gardening books of 2023..
The No-Dig Children’s Gardening Book by Charles Dowding is published by Welbeck.
See the complete 2023 top ten gardening book list from the RHS here