National Children’s Gardening Week runs from 28th May – 5th June 2022

To celebrate, we’ve done some digging and rounded up some great articles and activities to plant a seed of inspiration!

Things to do on the National Children’s Gardening Week website

They have lots of exciting activities that you can try at home – make a mini pond, a homemade suncatcher, or a pinecone bird feeder. If you give any of their activities a try, we’d love to see your photos, you can send them to students@victa.org.uk.
Visit the National Children’s Gardening Week’s list of activities at: www.childrensgardeningweek.co.uk/fun-things-to-do/

Events happening across the country: They’ve also compiled a list of gardening events around the county which you can visit. Find out more on their website >

Articles and videos to inspire you to get gardening!

My Gifted Green World

Find out what inspires Sonal’s love of horticulture.

Read the article >

Tips on laying out your garden

InFocus charity share their accessible gardening tips.

Read the article >

RNC

Gardening tips from the Horticultural Team at RNC

Lots of advice to inspire you to get planting.

Read the article on the VICTA website >

Welcome to my allotment!

Welcome to my allotment!

YouTuber ‘Life with Kerry’ shows you around her allotment and explains how she plants potatoes with a vision impairment.

Visit Kerry’s YouTube channel >

Greenhouse tour

In this video Kerry shows you around her greenhouse, join her for a tour.

In pictures at Blatchington Court Trust’s allotment

Blatchington Court Trust, based in Hove, have shared photos from their allotment’s progress, it’s come on a long way! If you want to find out about getting involved, visit their website at: www.blatchingtoncourt.org.uk

Image description: starting work on the allotment

Image description: the area has been cleared, flattened and smoothed

Image description: raised wooden beds have been built on the flattened area

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