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Inspiring children to enjoy plants and gardening can give them a healthy hobby for their whole lives. Capture their interest with brightly-coloured flowers, scented plants, tactile leaves and tasty, quick-growing, edible plants.
Gardening is a healthy and inexpensive way for children to learn and have fun at home, school or the allotment. Research suggests children perform better at school if they’re involved with gardening and many will develop a greater interest in healthy eating if they get to grow their own veg.
Gardening for childrenActivities to get children into gardeningKids spotter guidesCampaign for School Gardening – the RHS’ flagship scheme to encourage children to garden
Experiencing success in growing plants as a child is often a person's first memory of gardening. Give children their own positive experience by introducing them to some inspiring plants;
Outings to other gardens can be great for kids;
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Books for gardening with children
These books are available through the Lindley Library.
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Find out what to do this month with our gardeners' calendar
RHS members can get exclusive individual advice from the RHS Gardening Advice team.
The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.