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Grow Your Own for kids
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This RHS book is packed with quick and easy activities for children to do in the garden

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RHS Campaign for School Gardening

School gardening

We're encouraging all schools to sign up to our RHS Campaign for School Gardening. It's completely free to register, and once you do, we'll provide you with resources to help get your school gardening.

When you sign up, you'll get:

  • A free start-up kit following registration
  • Rewards and certificates as you progress through our benchmarking scheme
  • Useful information and advice that will help improve your school's garden
  • A regular newsletter with tips and fun stuff straight to your inbox
  • Free seeds once a year!

Sign up your school now

Getting started

School gardening
  • Teachers: Sign up to the RHS Campaign for School Gardening online now!
  • Parents and other adults: Speak to someone at your school about signing up. It costs nothing to register.
  • Get Your Grown-ups Growing: This fantastic initiative encourages schools to open their doors (and gardens) to local grown-ups in October. For more inspiration and to register for your free pack go to


Grow fruit & veg at school

Grow fruit and veg

It's easy to grow fruit and veg at school. You'll find lots of good ideas in our Grow Your Own webpages.

Do you run a school gardening club?

School gardening

You don't have to be a teacher to be involved in the RHS Campaign for School Gardening. We've got lots of ideas for parents and other adults in the school community.

School visits to RHS gardens

School gardening

Schools can make free visits to all four RHS gardens. Coming to a RHS garden is a great way for children to learn about growing plants.

RHS Budding Gardeners Competition 2014

School gardening

Schools in the South East and London are invited to create their own mini show garden to display at RHS Garden Wisley during Spring half term, 24 May - 1 June, to coincide with RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2014.

See further information about the competition