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Best veggies to grow with kids? – I’ve decided to get into the garden with my kids (they are 5 and 3). Any ideas on the easiest veggies (most likely to grow)? I figure if they’re fairly indestructible, the kids will have a better chance of success.

Posted by anon, 25/09/13

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  • Carrots are great. Grow from seeds and they’re pretty quick to appear, also very hardy. Corn is pretty fail safe too

  • id ask at Bunnings, depends where you live. I can only grow strawberrys n tomatos

  • Zucchini are easy to grow and yield a great crop!! Others are tomatoes (especially cherry), snow peas and silverbeet

  • Strawberries kids love them,sweet corn,zucchini ,carrots,tomatoes,cucumbers,lettuce,melons.

  • Great topic! Really interesting comments read on this!

  • It depends where you live and what they eat, good all year rounders are carrots but they take 20 weeks until harvest, during summer I recommend pumpkin, zucchin and tomato for winter beans, peas and rocket

  • Cherry tomatoes and zucchini grow quickly and easily

  • tomatoes are easy but plant with some marigolds keep the bugs off

  • Also; corn is wonderful to grow!

  • Tomatoes and carrots and herbs are good too!

  • Tomatoes, carrots and corn are easy to grow!

  • We have a veggie patch and we grow potatoes, tomatoes, strawberries, carrots and my kids love taking care of them.

  • herbs like mint and parsley are also great to grow with kids

  • i think tomatoes and some herbs are great

  • there are some good comments here

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