Sunflowers 🌻

      • Why: Sunflowers are like giant smiles in your garden! They grow fast, and their big, bright faces will follow the sun. Plus, you can snack on the seeds!
    1. Strawberries 🍓

      • Why: Sweet and juicy strawberries are easy to grow in pots or the ground. They’re like nature’s candy, and you’ll love picking and eating them right from the plant!
    2. Cherry Tomatoes 🍅

      • Why: Cherry tomatoes are like little bursts of flavor! They’re perfect for tiny hands, and you can enjoy them in salads or as yummy snacks.
    3. Marigolds 🌼

      • Why: Marigolds are colorful and great at keeping bugs away. They’ll add a pop of color to your garden while helping other plants stay healthy.
    4. Snapdragons 🌸

      • Why: Snapdragons are like magical flowers that open and close when you squeeze them. They come in lots of colors and are great for playing pretend in the garden!

1. Sunflowers:

  • How to Grow:
    • Choose a sunny spot in your garden.
    • Plant sunflower seeds about 1 inch deep in well-draining soil.
    • Water the seeds gently, and keep the soil consistently moist.
    • As the sunflowers grow, provide support for the tall stems by using stakes.
  • Time to Grow: Around 8-12 weeks.
  • What to Expect: Germination starts in about 7-10 days, and you’ll soon see sturdy stems with large, yellow blooms.
  • Pros: Fast growth, stunning flowers, and tasty seeds.
  • Cons: Need space to grow.
  • Difficulty: 🌱


  • How to Grow:
    • Plant strawberry plants in well-draining soil with a mix of compost.
    • Space the plants about 12-18 inches apart.
    • Water regularly, keeping the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged.
    • Mulch around the plants to help retain moisture and suppress weeds.
    • Once the strawberries turn red, pick them gently.
  • Time to Grow: About 4-6 weeks for the first berries.
  • What to Expect: Strawberries will start forming within a few weeks, and you’ll have a steady supply throughout the growing season.
  • Pros: Sweet and delicious fruits, easy to care for.
  • Cons: Need some patience as they take time to produce fruit.
  • Difficulty: 🌱🌱

Cherry Tomatoes:

  • How to Grow:
    • Plant tomato seeds in well-draining soil or use seedlings.
    • Space the plants about 18-24 inches apart.
    • Provide support for the plants using stakes or cages as they grow.
    • Water consistently, especially during dry spells.
    • Harvest the cherry tomatoes when they are fully ripe.
  • Time to Grow: Around 6-8 weeks for the first tomatoes.
  • What to Expect: Clusters of colorful, bite-sized tomatoes ready for picking.
  • Pros: Quick results, perfect for small spaces.
  • Cons: Need support as they grow.
  • Difficulty: 🌱🌱


  • How to Grow:
    • Plant marigold seeds in well-draining soil after the last frost.
    • Space the seeds or seedlings according to the variety.
    • Water the soil regularly, allowing it to dry out between waterings.
    • Deadhead (remove spent flowers) to encourage continuous blooming.
  • Time to Grow: Approximately 6-8 weeks for vibrant flowers.
  • What to Expect: Bright orange and yellow flowers that deter unwanted bugs.
  • Pros: Beautiful blooms, natural pest control.
  • Cons: Limited use, mainly ornamental.
  • Difficulty: 🌱


  • How to Grow:
    • Plant snapdragon seeds in well-draining soil in early spring.
    • Space the seeds or seedlings according to the variety.
    • Water regularly, especially during dry spells.
    • Deadhead spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming.
    • Provide support for tall varieties using stakes.
  • Time to Grow: About 8-10 weeks for full growth.
  • What to Expect: Colorful, snap-like flowers perfect for imaginary play.
  • Pros: Fun shape, vibrant colors.
  • Cons: Delicate flowers, may require support.
  • Difficulty: 🌱🌱🌱


Great job, young gardeners! You now know the ins and outs of growing some fantastic plants. Remember, every little effort you put into your garden brings a burst of joy and color. Keep nurturing your plants, enjoy the process, and soon you’ll have a garden filled with wonders! 🌈🌿

Feel free to ask your parents or a more experienced gardener if you ever need help or have questions along the way. Happy gardening! 🌻🍓🍅🌼🌸