Summer Recipes

Fruity Homemade Ice Lols! Ingredients• 1 cup of yogurt of a flavour of your choice, we like vanilla!• 1 banana• 3 cups fresh or frozen summer fruits, raspberries are lovely• A drizzle of honey• Craft sticks Preparation: 1. Process yogurt and banana in a blender 30 seconds or until smooth. Bring raspberries and honey to a boil in a medium saucepan …

Growing Advice for the Spring & Summer months

Our school gardening projects are all beginning to come alive after a long winter, there are seeds poking up through the soil, windowsills filled with propagation trays and raised beds being planned out with what will be sown where. At this time of year there is a range of crops that can be sown inside and outdoors. Spring onions, mange …

Hosepipe Bans and the Looming Droughts

Here at Little Growers we have been watching increasingly frequent news stories and updates on the status of hosepipe bans and water shortages throughout the country. Our school projects are concerned about the sustainability of their growing areas over the summer months if the drought continues. Having done our own research it is extremely worthwhile phoning up your local water …

Thank You Unwins

Like Tozers, Unwins have been supporting Little Growers school projects for some time now. They have donated their Little Growers seeds range to our school projects for two years now and the varieties they supply are child friendly, hardy and produce great crops. We would like to say a big thank you to Nicola and the team at Unwins for their consistent and generous donations to Little Growers, without donations …

Thank You Tozers

Once again Tozer Seeds have donated a great array of seeds to the Little Growers schools for spring and summer seasons. We received all types of seeds from beetroot and sweetcorn to oriental salad mixes and a huge sack of runner beans. Tozers have been extremely generous and send us thousands of seeds when we request them, so Little Growers would like to say …

New Nematodes Partnership

Little Growers is lucky enough to be working in partnership with Nemasys for the forthcoming growing season, they are supplying Little Growers schools with their great products free of charge. Nemasys are naturally occurring microscopic worms found in the soil, that control pests. The nematodes are watered into the soil and control your pest problems whether slugs, caterpillars or weevils etc. They are one hundred percent organic …