Planting and Composting

Planting and Composting
Gardening with young children helps provide the skills for their development. Children can practice locomotor skills, body management skills and object control skills while they move from one place to the other carrying tools, soil and water. Buy seeds, planters, composters, a greenhouse, a hanging garden and spud bags.

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  1. Terracotta Plant Labelling Stakes 10pcs
    Terracotta Plant Labelling Stakes 10pcs
    Product Code: 87203
    Price $21.89 $19.90
    Natural terracotta stakes that are ready to decorate. They make a lovely gift and are also great for garden art. Use markers or paint to decorate. Each stake measures 15.5cmL x 24mmW. Learn More
  2. Pots & Saucers 10pcs
    Pots & Saucers 10pcs
    Product Code: 91650
    Price $15.35 $13.95
    Ten terracotta coloured plastic pots and saucers to paint and decorate, then add a plant. Pot diameter 7cm. Learn More
  3. Enviro-Grow Premium Planting Kit
    Enviro-Grow Premium Planting Kit
    Product Code: 13065
    Price $76.89 $69.90
    This clean and green bio growing system promotes positive gardening experiences for children. The kit contains 30 eco-pellets, 30 eco-pots, 30 eco-plastic terracotta pots, 30 name sticks, a kwikpot tray and a pack of assorted seeds. The eco-pellet grow discs are made of sphagnum peat (70%) and coconut coir (30%) and when soaked in water they swell to 7 times their size. The seed is placed in the moistened disc for active root growth. The eco-pots are made of sphagnum peat and act as a nutrient. When the plant has 'struck' (the roots will be coming out of the slits in the eco-pot) you can place it directly in the ground. The plastic mini terracotta pots are ready for decoration and with the plastic tags for naming the plant or the child, the activity becomes an ideal gift program for schools or kindy. Learn More
  4. Spud Bags Two Pack
    Spud Bags Two Pack
    Product Code: 313072
    Price $49.45 $44.95
    Inspire the next generation with this unique resource. Grow potatoes at home, school and centre. The easy to use harvesting flaps will help children have a true gardening experience. With a unique design the grow bags will allow you to monitor your crop and harvest with ease simply by lifting the flap and scooping out the potatoes either as they are growing and developing or as a complete harvest. Strong weather resistant woven polypropylene bags with sturdy handles and integral base drainage holes. Can be re-used over several years. Requires compost. Each bag holds 40 litres and measures 45cmH x 35cmW. Learn More
  5. Worms The Mechanics Of Organics Book
    Worms The Mechanics Of Organics Book
    Product Code: 325005
    Price $31.85 $28.95
    Fun, informative book about the world of worms, compost and organic gardening. Written and published in Australia with photographic pictures. 32 pages. Paperback. Measures 22cmH x 25cmW. Learn More
  6. Worm Habitat 140 Litres
    Worm Habitat 140 Litres
    Product Code: 313087
    Price $439.89 $399.90
    Learn about why everyone should be sustainably dealing with their organic waste. Features a perforated raised floor, drainage tap for dispensing nutrient rich worm juice, access hatch for easy casting harvest, eight vents for good ventilation and a bedding block. Australian made and owned. Easily relocatable with sturdy wheels and a good height for employing a never-fill system, this 140 litre capacity habitat is designed for easy harvesting. Holds 140 litres. Colours and designs may vary. Includes a comprehensive manual providing information about setting up your worm farm. Note: worms are not included. Measures 100cmH x 55cmW x 65cmD. Learn More
  7. Sun King Sunflower 45 Seeds
    Sun King Sunflower 45 Seeds
    Product Code: 313112
    Price $3.25 $2.95
    A beautiful sunflower garden is a great addition to the home, school or centre. Very easy to grow, this giant plant produces large, bright yellow heads on stalks that can reach from 1.8m to 4m. Learn More
  8. Nasturtium Jewel Mix 35 Seeds
    Nasturtium Jewel Mix 35 Seeds
    Product Code: 313111
    Price $3.25 $2.95
    A splendid semi-double that is a gem for the small garden with pretty yellows, oranges and reds, with rose, salmon and cream. Annual. Height 30cm. Learn More
  9. Marigold Mix 250 Seeds
    Marigold Mix 250 Seeds
    Product Code: 313110
    Price $3.25 $2.95
    A huge range of mixed flower seeds. A most versatile plant with endless uses, including borders, baskets, containers and bedding. Sparky is a mixture of flowers in a bright range of self and bicolours. Easy to grow and great for children to learn about the natural environment. Learn More
  10. Blue Lake Climbing Beans 25g
    Blue Lake Climbing Beans 25g
    Product Code: 313107
    Price $3.25 $2.95
    A delicious, stringless, pencil shaped variety which will produce a fine crop of tender, tasty beans. Enrich a child's learning with gardening. Learn More
  11. Red Cherry Tomato 75 Seeds
    Red Cherry Tomato 75 Seeds
    Product Code: 313106
    Price $3.25 $2.95
    A heavy cropper of small bright red fruits that are mouth-wateringly sweet and juicy, ideal for salads or pasta dishes. Allow to vine ripen for best flavour. A great way to introduce gardening to children. Requires staking. Learn More
  12. Lettuce Red & Green 1250 Seeds
    Lettuce Red & Green 1250 Seeds
    Product Code: 313105
    Price $3.25 $2.95
    A tender lettuce variety, with leaves that can be picked when required. Brighten up salads and the vegetable garden. Learn More
  13. Forono Beetroot 200 Seeds
    Forono Beetroot 200 Seeds
    Product Code: 313102
    Price $3.25 $2.95
    Explore the natural environment with a vegetable garden. Children will be intrigued by the experience! An easy to grow, sweet tasting beet. Learn More
  14. Lebanese Cucumber 75 Seeds
    Lebanese Cucumber 75 Seeds
    Product Code: 313101
    Price $3.25 $2.95
    Encourage children to discuss the natural environment and healthy food options. The Lebanese cucumber is delightfully sweet tasting. The fruits are versatile as they may be sliced for salads or eaten whole. Learn More
  15. Coriander 1000 Seeds
    Coriander 1000 Seeds
    Product Code: 313093
    Price $3.25 $2.95
    Foster children's capacity to understand and respect the natural environment with a healthy garden. Coriander has a huge range of uses. Can grow to 60cm H. Learn More
  16. Chives 750 Seeds
    Chives 750 Seeds
    Product Code: 313092
    Price $3.25 $2.95
    Support how children learn about the natural environment with a garden. Creating a herb garden is a great way to spark a child's interest in nature. Add to salads, soups, omelettes, vegetables and cheese dishes. Easy to grow in the garden, window box or pot. Can grow to 25cm H. Learn More
  17. Italian Parsley 1000 Seeds
    Italian Parsley 1000 Seeds
    Product Code: 313091
    Price $3.25 $2.95
    Develop environmental awareness by planting a herb garden. Ideal for the home, school or centre. Known as the best tasting parsley, this herb has a nice flavour, is great in salads and sauces or used as a garnish for a variety of dishes. Learn More
  18. Sweet Basil 750 Seeds
    Sweet Basil 750 Seeds
    Product Code: 313090
    Price $3.25 $2.95
    Initiate a hands on learning experience with the planting of a garden in the home, school or centre. An excellent aromatic herb, useful for seasoning soups, salads and omelettes. The flavour is a particularly good accompaniment to tomatoes. Can grow to 45cm H. Learn More
  19. See-Through Compost Container
    See-Through Compost Container
    Product Code: 313084
    Price $76.89 $69.90
    When you think about it, composting is pretty amazing: put the food in a compost bin and it slowly disappears, turning into rich, healthy soil. Different materials have different rates of decomposition, but up until now it has been difficult to observe. The three aerated compartments enable kids to view the entire decomposition process clearly and make side-by-side comparisons between different materials. The included thermometers demonstrate temperature changes during decomposition process. It's a unique way to get kids learning more about composting and green living. This set includes a 20cmH x 30cmW x 10cmD clear plastic box with faux grass top and aeration holes, three clear-view compartments with magnification spots, and 3 thermometers. A teacher's guide provides usage ideas, timelines, and science fair applications to help kids learn about decomposition, composting, life cycles, and environmentalism. Learn More
  20. Greenlid Composter Set
    Greenlid Composter Set
    Product Code: 313085
    Price $31.85 $28.95
    The Greenlid Composter Set makes composting easy and is kitchen friendly. Compared to home containers or plastic alternatives, they are leak proof and with no smell, ready to be disposed and made into compost once full. Never clean your kitchen compost bin again. Just fill it with your food waste and after 2-3 weeks of use, compost the entire container in your own backyard compost bin or green council bin. A wonderful resource for promoting respect for the environment and an understanding of human roles in caring for the environment. 100% biobased and certified compostable (BPI Certified). Made of end of life cardboard. Includes 5 compostable bins, 5 compostable paper lids and a silicone reusable lid (dishwasher safe). Learn More
  21. Coloured Windowsill Lavender Garden
    Coloured Windowsill Lavender Garden
    Product Code: 313068
    Price $27.45 $24.95
    The colourful modern design of this all-in-one windowsill kit is sure to make this the gift that will impress. The fragrance and colour of lavender flowers is just beautiful, and what makes this flower even more special is its hardiness and ease of growing! Place your tin on the windowsill and with regular watering and sunlight you can enjoy the fragrance of lavenders throughout your centre. A vibrant and engaging resource for educating children on the importance of respecting the natural world and natural biological processes. Includes the coloured metal pot with drainage holes, drip tray, seeds, soil pellet, plant tags with chalk board. Measures 10cmH x 27cmW x 11cmD. Learn More
  22. Coloured Windowsill Strawberry Garden
    Coloured Windowsill Strawberry Garden
    Product Code: 313067
    Price $27.45 $24.95
    The all-in-one grow kit includes everything you need to get growing. Simply rehydrate the soil, add your seeds and place in a warm sunny spot to get started. These herb growing pouches are an innovative new way to grow herbs at home.The kits include herb seeds and a soil pellet, plus a grow pouch which replaces the need for a pot. The perfect resource for developing knowledge of, and respect for, the natural environment whilst learning about the journey from the farm to the table. Includes the coloured metal pot with drainage holes, drip tray, seeds, soil pellet, plant tags With chalk board. Measures 10cmH x 27cmW x 11cmD. Learn More
  23. Classroom Greenhouse
    Classroom Greenhouse
    Product Code: 313075
    Price $142.89 $129.90
    The classroom greenhouse has two sturdy wire shelves and a clear vinyl cover with a large zippered opening. Plants not included. When assembled the greenhouse measures 97cmH x 92cmW x 50cmD. Learn More
  24. Enviro-Grow Premium Planting Kit
    Enviro-Grow Premium Planting Kit
    Product Code: 313073
    Price $76.89 $69.90
    This clean and green bio growing system promotes positive gardening experiences for children. The kit contains 30 eco-pellets, 30 eco-pots, 30 eco-plastic terracotta pots, 30 name sticks, a kwikpot tray and a pack of assorted seeds. The eco-pellet grow discs are made of sphagnum peat (70%) and coconut coir (30%) and when soaked in water they swell to 7 times their size. The seed is placed in the moistened disc for active root growth. The eco-pots are made of sphagnum peat and act as a nutrient. When the plant has 'struck' (the roots will be coming out of the slits in the eco-pot) you can place it directly in the ground. The plastic mini terracotta pots are ready for decoration. Use the plastic tags to label the plant or naming the child caring for it. The activity becomes an ideal gift program for schools or kindy. Learn More
  25. Vertical Hanging Garden
    Vertical Hanging Garden
    Product Code: 313070
    Price $43.95 $39.95
    This vertical hanging garden is made from felt fabric. The felt fabric is made from 100% recycled plastic water bottles which are turned into a soft, though very strong material, which is extremely long lasting, features 12 pockets. Measures approx. 85cmW x 110cmL. Plants not included. Learn More

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