How to get your garden ready for growing vegetables – a kid’s guide!

A child and her mother preparing the garden to start growing vegetables.

You’ve probably seen our guide to growing fruit and vegetables and had a fun time last year putting it to the test with the kids. During the winter months, your vegetable patch has probably been neglected so what steps do you need to take to get it ready for growing again?

Step 1 – Get rid of weeds and dead plants­­­­

A child weeding the garden, removing the dead plants and getting it ready for planting vegetables.

We don’t blame you for not wanting to drag the kids out into the freezing cold to pull up weeds but, as the weather gets a little better, it’s a task that will need doing. read more