Event details

Fortnightly from 7 March to 17 October | 10.30am - 12.15pm

£6 per child | £2.50 per accompanying adult

Sessions are suitable for pre-schoolers aged 3-5 years old.

What we'll be doing each week

From sunflowers to strawberries and potatoes to pumpkins, your little ones will enjoy learning how to sow and grow a range of plants at our fortnightly gardening club. We'll also be discovering more about wildlife and helping insects thrive by making butterfly feeding stations and a wormery, all while making friends and having fun.

At each session children will also be able to have a go at watering, weeding and making sure all the plants are happy.

Please be aware that activities are subject to change due to factors beyond our control.

7 March

Plant sunflowers to take home and watch grow. We'll also be decorating plant labels so you know which one is yours. 

21 March

Learn how to chit potatoes and find a good spot for them, and have a go at planting some greens.

4 April

Explore the Kitchen and Cutting Garden for butterflies before making a butterfly feeding station.

25 April

Make a pea propagator, plant runner beans, and find pea sticks to help them grow. 

9 May

Enjoy a bumblebee safari before planting some bee friendly plants and getting creative by decorating your plant pots.

23 May

Plant out your potatoes and then have a go at building a den.

6 June

Sow pumpkin seeds ready for the autumn and look after your peas and beans.

20 June

Learn all about saving water before having a go at making and decorating a milk bottle watering can. We'll also be planting strawberries.

4 July

Explore the garden on a sensory garden walk and learn more about soil.

18 July

Discover what worms get up to under the surface of the soil by making your own wormery.

8 August

Go on a bug hunt and learn more about some of the creatures you discover.

22 August

Collect flowers to create your own flower posy or crown and learn how to plant up some nectar-rich flowers. 

5 September

Help out our gardeners by collecting some seeds before harvesting some delicious fruit and veg. 

19 September

Have a feast on the fire pit.

3 & 17 October

Harvest pumpkins before getting creative and carving a pumpkin to take home. 

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