CLASSROOM: SEED GERMINATION This experiment lets kids watch the magic of a seed germinating. It’s easy to set up and gives lots of opportunity for discussion. Find out more
When you start digging you find that businesses all over Australia are supporting community groups that are trying to encourage kids into gardening and other active pursuits. If you are part of a kids group such as a youth group, scouts group, kindergarten, daycare centre or even a group organised by your primary or high […]
After using a chart to predict the growth of various vegetables, students record and analyse their growth rates and choose a graphing style to represent their findings. Younger students can complete this task as a class activity whilst older students can work in small groups. Suitable for Years 2 to 6. (Modifications given for year […]
We apologise. We are working on this at the moment and more will be coming. We hope that you come back and visit us soon. Meanwhile, ask as any questions that you might have about what to grow and what to do in the garden now.
We apologise. We are working on this at the moment and more will be coming. We hope that you come back and visit us soon. Meanwhile, have a dig around in The Garden Shed. It’s got lots of great information on maintaining gardens.
Potting mix is the material that goes into a garden pot before you put seeds and plants into it. It has several jobs: It keeps the plant in place. It holds water for the plant’s roots to soak up. It contains nutrients that feed the plant. Different plants need different types of potting mix. For […]
FRUITS OF THE RAINBOW Red fruit: Raspberries, Strawberries Orange fruit: Rockmelon, peaches, apricots, mango Yellow fruit: Mango, pineapple, star fruit Green fruit: Kiwi, green grapes, honeydew melon Blue fruit: Blueberries Indigo fruit: Plums Violet fruit: Mulberries, blackberries 100mL creme fraiche 1 tbs honey 1/2 tbs lime juice Method: Wash hands. Wash the fruit and prepare […]
4 stalks of celery 200g cream cheese, softened Sultanas Method: Wash hands. Wash the stalks of celery and dry them with a paper towel. Cut the stalks into 5cm long pieces. Use a teaspoon to fill the stalks with cream cheese or, if you have one, pipe it in with a decorating bag. Place three sultanas on each […]