New activities

Big Bee Challenge

The RHS has partnered with BBC Radio 2 to launch the Big Bee Challenge. Check out our new activities and get your garden buzzing!

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Before you sow

Once you've planned your plot it's time to sow your seeds. Read how to prepare the soil before you follow the instructions listed on your seed packets.

Prepare the soil


How to water

Watering your school garden is key to getting a delicious harvest. Read our top tips to make sure you're supporting your plants at each stage of their development.

Water ways

Health and safety

Stay safe

We've updated our health and safety advice. Our risk assessment guidance and template now covers gardening during the pandemic. 

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How to make paper pots

Rather than buying plastic pots or seed trays when sowing your seeds this year, why not try making paper pots instead? 

They're super simple, all you need is an old newspaper and a tin or jar. 

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