Resources

Choose from activities, projects, lesson plans & other resources suited to your educational needs.

Featured resource How to take easy cuttings

Use this guide to take easy tip cuttings of many houseplants, perennials, herbs and shrubs from your school garden. Check the main RHS website for specific season for each type of plant.

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We provide 7 basic types of resources in different formats.

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How long the resource is likely to take to complete with your pupils.

Activities

One off tasks which can be completed in an hour or less.

Lesson plans

Curriculum linked, complete lesson plans.

Info sheets

General background advice on a range of gardening subjects.

Activity of the week

Make a Herbarium Specimen

Pressed plant or herbarium specimens are used by botanists for research purposes; they can also be very decorative.

Projects

Activities that may take several sessions to complete

How to…

General background advice on a range of gardening subjects.

Spotter guides

Spot plants, wildlife and garden features using these guides.

30 minute activities

Take a look at our great selection of activities that should take no more than 30 minutes.