Gardener Badge

How to earn your badge:

Complete all of these:

Find out what seasons are best to grow a selection of six fruits and vegetables.

Find out what it is about those seasons that make them the right time to grow your fruit and vegetables.

Learn what tools you need to garden (a minimum of three) and show that you know how to use them safely.

Help to look after and grow at least one item in a garden or allotment for two months.

Alternatively, grow at least two different fruits, vegetables or herbs for two months indoors or in plant pots.

You could grow:

herbs such as basil or mint

vegetables such as lettuce or runner beans

fruits such as tomatoes or strawberries

Design plant labels for the plants you are looking after or growing.

Understand what mini beasts are and why they are good for our gardens and outdoor spaces.

Visit a bug hotel and record what you find living there.

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Let us know how your Cub has got on with this badge and you can even include an image.