Growing skills

Sustainable growing methods


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10 easiest veg to grow 10 easiest veg to grow

For beginners, the list of 10 easiest veg to grow is very useful.

Garden Organic

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Appletree School Appletree School

Excellent interactive game for KS1-2 – a tour around Appletree School's garden, picking up useful information about growing veg sustainably.

RHS, KS1-2
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Attracting wildlife Attracting wildlife

Part of a series of downloadable teacher/student 'How to' leaflets on Attracting wildlife.

Garden Organic

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Carrot - crop sheet Carrot - crop sheet

Carrot - crop sheet to complement 'Kate's Vegetable Growing Poster'. Includes origins of the name, history, interesting facts, cultivation and pest control.

RHS Campaign for School Gardening

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Composting Composting

Part of a series of downloadable teacher/student 'How to' leaflets on Composting.

Garden Organic

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Did you know?

My wild ancestors originated in Afghanistan over 3000 years ago

Read more Carrot

I originated in the South American Andes mountains

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I originated in Southern Europe and Western Asia around 2000 BC ago

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I am part of the rose family and native to Central Asia.

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I am the world’s most important salad plant.

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I come from the Andes Mountains and was first cultivated about 7,000 years ago.

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I originated in South and Central Asia dating back to 3500 BC.

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Scientists are unsure whether I originated in Central Asia, Ethiopia or the Mediterranean.

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I originated in Central and South America

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My wild ancestors are fond throughout Asia and Europe.

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I am a delicious fruit, native to Eastern Asia, with wide culinary and medicinal uses.

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I originated in Persia (modern day Iran) and spread to China around 600AD.

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My small wild ancestors are found in temperate areas all over the Old World.

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I am native to the Central Americas and was first domesticated in Mexico, by at least 2600 BC.

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I am native to the Americas and was cultivated by the Aztecs as early as 700 AD.

Read more Tomato