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NParks Giving Free Seed Packets To Encourage Home Gardening | Gardening With Edibles

Under the Gardening with Edibles initiative launched by the National Parks Board (NParks), interested households will be able to receive free packets of seeds to grow their own vegetables at home. Interested households may collect free seed packets from NParks as part of the Gardening with Edibles initiative aligned with Singapore's national strategy to stregthen our food resilience.  Seed Types You sign-up to receive 2 species of vegetables and began your family's gardening journey! Seed packets contains one type of leafy vegetables and one type of fruited vegetables with instructions in four languages.  Seed types include Leafy chinese cabbage kang kong xiao bai cai kailan Fruited cucumber brinjal tomato lady's finger You can't choose the seed types as it will be...

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6 Easy Plants to Grow with Kids in Singapore

Watching something under their care grow and flourish can give little ones an immense amount of satisfaction and sense of accomplishment, which makes gardening a great activity for kids. Source: Angelibebe Whether you want to teach your kids responsibility or give them an outlet to get dirty, you will need to select plants that germinate fast to keep your tots’ short attention spans. To help you out, here’s our pick of 6 plants that are easy to grow. 1. Marigolds Source: Bruno/Pixabay A marigold plant is a great way to introduce your kids to gardening because these hardy little flowers can withstand any rough handling by little gardeners. Depending on the kind of marigold seed you’ve planted, it’ll take about five...

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