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Heather's Garden - Gardening with kids - 13 Apr


Popular Gardening for Kids

Planting out seedlings eg Pansies (Our variety is Cats Whiskers)
Planting bulbs or growing a hyacinth in a jar
Planting Carrots mix in some radish seeds with the carrot seed  

Teenagers' Choices:
Scleranthus biflorus
Succulents
Cordyline 'Karo Kiri'
Grasses..

Books:
Yates Gardening for Kids
Yates Growing things to Eat

Website:
www.coolkidsgrow.com 

Club:
Daltons' Kids Club
judith@daltons.co.nz or 0800 808 150

 Gardeners Diary

Planting: new seasons camellias and rhododendrons in store
Planting polyanthus: apply dried blood around them
Feijoa trees are in good supply this year plenty of varieties to plant together for cross-pollination or plant the self-fertile Unique
Groom ornamental grasses by combing off dead blades and flowers or trimming off seed-heads.


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