Spring is here and there are lots of flowers, fruits, herbs and vegetables to sow, plant and grow now but sometimes there simply is not enough room to grow everything that you would like to, the answer it to add a Wooden Raised Bed.
Wooden Raised Beds are perfect for growing fruit, flowers, herbs and vegetables, they provide good drainage, can be filled with good quality compost, will easily accommodate fleece, film and netting to protect your crops and are at a height that makes sowing, planting, harvesting and watering easier.
Why not have a go at our competitions on the Gardening With Children website, for a chance to win a Wooden Raised Bed for your garden:
In the School Zone you could win a Wooden Raised Bed Kit containing:
a Twin Standard and Deep Tall Post Raised Bed
3 x 1.5m Cloche Hoops
12 Cloche Clips
Enviromesh Extra Fine Netting
What you have to do
Join our Club – become a member of the Gardening with Children Club its FREE, members receive special discounts and offers on gardening equipment and wildlife products as well as Seasonal Newsletters containing fun activities to make, cook and do and their own unique membership number which you will need to enter this competition.
Then answer the following questions
Why would you like to win the Wooden Raised Bed Kit for your School?
What would you grow in it?
Send in a photograph of something that you have grown at School.
For full details and an entry form click here, the closing date is Friday 27th May 2106.
In the Family Zone/Kids Zone you have the chance to win a fabulous
Kids Wooden Raised Bed Growing Table (one supplied)
It is the perfect size and height for younger children to have their own real vegetable and flower garden and is ideal for growing Strawberries, Herbs, Lettuce, Spring Onion, Radish, baby vegetables including Beetroot, Turnip and Round Carrots and some of your favourite flowers.
and a Selection of Seeds (Beetroot, Carrot, Sorrel, Strawberry)
What you have to do
Correctly name the Spring flowers pictured on the competition page using the following options:
Catkins Pussy Willow Daffodil Bluebell Primrose
For full details, an entry form and to view the pictures click here, the closing date is Saturday 30th April 2016.
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