Seed packet jargon pupil sheet

Information sheet

Look at the seed packet and answer the following questions.
The second recording sheet is intended for pupils who want to examine the seed packets in greater depth.

  • School term: All year round
  • Level of experience: No experience needed
  • Subject(s): English, Maths, Science

What is the plant name on seed packet?

 

What month should we sow seeds?

 

In what month will they be ready to harvest?

 

Should they be sown indoors or outdoors?

 

How deep shall we sow the seeds under the soil or compost? 

 

What is the distance between the seeds or plants along the row?

 

What is the distance between the rows of seeds?

 

Draw a picture of your vegetable or flower here.













 

Seed Jargon Recording Sheet (Further Investigation)


What is the plant name on seed packet? 
 

How many seeds are in the packet?
 

What year were the seeds put in the packet?
 

What year must we sow the seeds by? This is important to check the seeds are still ‘in date’ and so likely to grow.
 

In which month should we sow the seeds?
 

How many weeks or months from sowing will they be ready to harvest?
 

Should they be sown indoors or outdoors?
 

If sown indoors when can we plant the seedlings outdoors?
 

At what depth should we sow the seeds under the soil or compost? 
 

What is the distance between the seeds or plants along the row?
 

What is the distance between the rows of seeds?
 

What care do we need to give seedlings/ young plants?
 

When can we harvest the plants?
 

Will they be ready to harvest before the end of summer term?

We've won awards!

Winner of the Drum Marketing Awards 2017
Winner of the ERA 2017 awards
Winner of the Third Sector 2017 awards