Grow Your Own
Fruit & Veggie Garden
Let's Grow A Garden Together!
Growing a fruit and vegetable garden can be one of the greatest accomplishments. It takes alot of hardwork, dedication and patience but the end result is very gratifying. As with any life form, plants have needs. You will have to spend some time with your plants, feed them, water them and watch them grow. Don't worry about those details right now though, we will go thru the process together.
Here is what we will need to get started:
Choose one of the following:
Always remember: Reusing an old container is reducing waste. It is the best way to recycle.
If you choose a Milk Jug or Soda bottle, ask an adult to cut the top off for you. Take a look at the pictures. They should be cut where the dotted lines are.
Empty Egg Carton
Empty Milk Jug
Empty Soda Bottle
Garden/ Pottng Soil Seeds Water
Do you have your supplies ready? GOOD! Let's get going.
Get your container, we decided to use an egg carton
Now, fill your container with your potting soil
Get your seeds
We are almost finished! Here is the really important part:
Poke a hole in the center of the soil about the depth of your finger nail.
Then Place your Seeds in the hole and cover them up.
Grab your water and lightly add water ontop of your soil.
Sit your seedlings in direct sun, keep them warm and water them daily.
In a few days you will see them start to sprout. Check out the picture below for the
early life of a plant and what you can expect to see.
You are well on your way to having a great
would love to see the progress
you have made on your Garden.
We will be adding a special page just to showcase all of your hard work!
So send us your pictures!
4431 Route 130 South
P.O. Box 297
Burlington, NJ 08016