Propagators show children growing in a protected environment. This means more success and easier for them to understand. Also some crops like micro greens are ready to eat in a short time frame. Here is how to acquire and set up a propagator and what to use them for.
Attractive re-cycled plastic windowsill propagator
Chrissie Cress, uncovers the latest fashion for microgreens and how easy it is to grow your own.
What are Microgreens? Microgreens are leafy vegetables harvested when the stem and leaf are roughly 3-5cm high.
How to grow Microgreens: Microgreens can be grown indoors, all year round. Some daylight is required. If you would like to grow something indoors without daylight try sprouting.
Win tickets to meet your favourite gardeners at GIY in Birmingham at the University on July 20th.
Alys Fowler, Mark Diacono, Mr Vertical Veg himself and many more.
Read all about it here GIY
Children love to grow
Send us a picture of your young grower with what they are growing to firstname.lastname@example.org or direct to our phone 07968535020. Include your e-mail or telephone number. We will choose the one we like the best to win 2 tickets. Entrance closes midday Wednesday 17th July.
We will be posting some of our favourite pictures on our web-site to encourage even more kids to join in gardening fun.