All in Garden Projects

Edible Garden

Most children like to have a productive garden but it is essential that the fruits and vegetables they grow are varieties they are likely to eat. For example, radishes give satisfyingly fast results, but very few children enjoy eating them.

WINNERS of the Growing Good Garden Grants

Yates believes the grants will help inspire the next generation of budding gardeners by encouraging them to get outside, get their hands dirty and make healthier choices. We have had a phenomenal 981 entries nationally and representing a diverse group of schools and community groups. Yates® and Life Education Australia are proud to announce the lucky winners of the 2019 Growing Good Gardens Grants program! Here are the winners of 2019…

Creating A Growing Gift

There’s so much hidden magic that goes on underneath the soil, including how plant roots grow. It’s great to be able to show kids what a plant looks like both above and below the ground so here’s a simple way to create a cross section view.

Tomato Fun

Cherry tomatoes are delicious bite sized tomatoes that love growing when the weather is warm. They’re great for a healthy snack in lunch boxes, to include in a salad or for the kids to make fun food with!

Bean Experiment

There’s so much hidden magic that goes on underneath the soil, including how plant roots grow. It’s great to be able to show kids what a plant looks like both above and below the ground so here’s a simple way to create a cross section view.

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!

Fundraise with Seeds - Yates Raise A Patch

The best fundraising ideas are often the simplest. When it comes to raising money for your school, local netball team or favourite charity, it's important to remember that people love joining in and having fun. Whether it's your kinder parents or work colleagues, think about what they may like to do and you will discover many great ideas for fundraising drives that will encourage them to dig deep. Here is a fun and healthy idea to try

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.