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Inspiring kids to garden

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How to encourage your children to grow vegetables in the garden

James Clark, gardener at the Eden Project, Cornwall, gives his advice on how to get children growing vegetables

James Clark is a gardener at the Eden Project in Cornwall and looks after the Global Gardens, an exhibit which highlights the diversity, inclusivity and importance of allotments in the UK as well as pushing the boundaries of what can be grown in Britain. Part of James’s job is to try to inspire people – young and old – to give vegetable growing a go.

Here are his top tips for encouraging your children to grow their own vegetables.

Read the full article: The Telegraph

Published by

Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.