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Vegies for the Easter Bunny

The Easter bunny will love vegies like radish and carrots (think of all the plants that Peter Rabbit™ would pinch from Mr McGregor’s garden!). It’s easy for kids to start these plants in a small raised garden bed or even their very own pot or trough. So come on... let's get gardening!

Sensory gardening for kids

The Easter bunny will love vegies like radish and carrots (think of all the plants that Peter Rabbit™ would pinch from Mr McGregor’s garden!). It’s easy for kids to start these plants in a small raised garden bed or even their very own pot or trough. So come on... let's get gardening!

10 Best plants to grow with Kids

For most of us at Yates we've been gardening with our kids since they were 2 years old. From our experience the more hands on they are in the garden and picking their own plants or seed packets to grow from, reaps the best rewards. However, in saying this not all plants are as easy to grow and it doesn’t hurt to try to send them in the right direction. 

How to grow Carrot Tops

Windowsill gardening with kids – another easy way to show them how plants grow. Carrots are one of several vegies that can re-sprout after being harvested. Kids can create their own carrot top garden on a windowsill and watch the feathery leaves emerge from the carrots. 

How to grow Carrots

Carrots are a fun vegie for you or the kids to grow because when the time comes to harvest, it’s like pulling up buried treasure! There are so many different varieties to choose from, including baby, purple, yellow and even round carrots! They can be used in so many ways – eaten crunchy and fresh on their own or mixed into yummy salads or baked until they are tender and delicious.