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Designing food growing gardens

A sustainable garden works in harmony with nature. There are many easy and fun things that can improve the health of your garden and minimize any negative impact on the environment, whilst saving you time in the long run.

Get growing

There are many reasons to get growing - it tastes better, its cheaper, you know its not been grown with added chemicals, its a lot of fun and its makes you feel good! Give it a go today!

Resources for under 5s

You're never to young to get growing. Here are some resources to try with your under fives. Some tips: expect them to get messy, start with large seeds like beans, do small amounts.

Resources for 5 - 11s

Children can become expert gardeners and have enormous capacity for learning about different plants. They will also the first to tell you how much better lettuce tastes if you have grown it yourself.

Resources for 11+

Its amazing how many young people don't know where their food comes from. Connecting growing to eating is very engaging for this age group.

Resources for schools: Early years

There are a lot of resources on the Internet to support schools in developing food growing gardens and relating it back to curriculum areas. Resource for teachers teaching in early years.

Resources for schools: Key Stages 1 and 2

Educational resources for Key Stage 1 (ages 5 to 7) and Key Stage 2 (ages 7 to 11).

Resources for schools: Key Stages 3 and 4

Educational resources for Key Stage 3 (ages 11 to 14) and Key Stage 4 (ages 14 to 16).

Handbooks, Guides, Reports and Plans

Handbooks, Guides, Reports and Plans that deals with food growing, local food, health food and other connected problematic.


Making meals from what you have grown.