|It’s easy for children to start plants off in their very own fun caterpillar greenhouse. With an RRP of £11.00, the product is a new addition to the popular Little Gardeners range from Johnsons and includes everything needed for children to learn how to sow seeds and look after them as they grow, following simple steps.|
Each windowsill friendly kit comprises of a re-usable caterpillar shaped propagator tray and lid along with basil, pepper (sweet) and tomato seeds. It also contains a handy leaflet with clear instructions, growing tips and a pizza recipe, plus mess-free expandable compost pellets and wooden labels on which children can write the variety they are growing. Helen Clayton Brand Manager for Little Gardeners commented “Children love to get their hands dirty helping out in the garden and we hope our new Caterpillar Growing Kit will inspire little ones to get growing their very own plants from seed too.”
|There’s lots to learn and have fun with, in the Johnsons Little Gardeners range:|
Growing from seed couldn’t be easier than with the four flower and vegetable starter kits (RRP £4.00 each). Choose from Cheery Nasturtiums, Gigantic Sunflowers, Halloween Pumpkins and Sweet Strawberries. Children love growing cress and the Little Gardeners Cress Garden kit (RRP £4.00) is a quick and easy way to do just that – the box turns into a fun garden scene in which children can grow cress in as little as seven days.
For their own flower patch, there is a choice of three flower mixes for children to sow. Simply dig over the soil, shake out the seed, rake in, water and watch pretty flowers grow. Available as a blue, pink or wildlife attracting mix, each with an RRP of £3.00.
The Mini Sunflowers and Yummy Strawberries grow kits (RRP £4.50) consist of 2 litre plant pots with seed and compost along with stickers to decorate the pot and other fun activities. Finally, the Mini Greenhouse from Little Gardeners is a fun to build, reusable propagator. With an RRP of £12.00, it includes everything to get started and more, with seeds, a large compost disc and a handy widger and dibber tool.
|Johnsons range of seeds and seed-based kits is available from garden centres, supermarkets and leading DIY stores throughout the UK.|