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Kids Events

Edible gardening can be lots of fun. Join us for one of our Little Green Thumb events, view our SID loves to garden video clips or check out our list of recommended reads and discover just how easy it is to get your kids excited about growing and eating fresh foods! 

Book in early to get your tickets and look out for our special Pop-up programs and resources across the year. 

plant your lunch box

Plant Your Lunch Box
Saturday 28 August at 11am, Pakenham Library

Ever wanted to know where your food comes from? Come along for a hands on experience as we plant all the great ingredients to make a yummy lunchbox.

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boutique bee and bug hotels

Boutique Bee and Bug Hotels
Monday 20 September at 4:15pm, Pakenham Library

Come along and create a native bee hotel with the mostest. Using recycled materials and bits and bobs you will create a residence any bug will love to claim as his own.

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fairy tale planting party

Fairy Tale Planting Party 
Thursday 21 October at 2pm, Pakenham Library

Come into the library and help us plant up our Fairy Tale Garden. With inspiration from the Secret Garden, Jack and the Beanstalk as well as Mr McGregor’s garden much loved by Peter Rabbit, this will be a chance to help create something magical.

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dingle dangle scarecrows

Dingle Dangle Scarecrows
Saturday 6 November at 10.30am, Pakenham Library

Time for a Dingle Dangle session as we use our imagination and create some awesome scarecrows to help keep those pesky birds out of our garden.

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Top 10 Gardening Book Recommendations for Kids

Check out our Food From Home recommended reads, supported by Enliven – Edible Gardening with Children

Useful Resouces

Gardening For Children

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Dirtgirl

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Get Grubby TV

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Kids Spot

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Smarty Plants

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