Want to get into gardening, but don’t know where to start? First you’ve got to get your hands on the right gear. A trip to the local garden centre can present you with a dizzying array of choices and be intimidating. Don’t panic: you don’t need every tool on the market. Here’s a shortlist of the gear you’ve got to have.
If you have a child in your life who’s interested in growing plants, make a space in the garden for him or her to explore the wonder of helping things grow. Instill a sense of ownership by providing a child-size watering can and tools, and place a sign with the child’s name in the plot.And don’t be too exacting-to a child, the thrill is in the process, not in producing something perfect.