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Getting your kids into gardening with David Domoney

Haven has partnered with ITV celebrity gardener David Domoney as he becomes Haven’s Gardening Ambassador. David will be here to showcases all manner of gardening hints and tips for the whole family alongside explaining how to make your holiday home look it’s best with all manner of floral and fauna.

Getting your kids into gardening at an early age helps them showcase their creativity and brings them back to nature. In the video below David Domoney shares simple and easy ways to get your kids into gardening whether it be at your holiday home or in your back garden.

What you need to recreate this video:

Trough & Soil – 

The building blocks of these containers revolves around having a suitable sized trough and soil for planting with your family.
Where to buy: B&Q – £5

trough and soil

Snap Dragons (Antirrhinum)

This fun and engaging plant is the perfect keeping the keeps entertained whilst planting up and is a great addition to the garden.
Where to buy: Crocus – £3

Snap Dragon


This intriguing plant is great addition to a planting container and is easily purchased in a wide selection of gardening outlets.
Where to buy: Homebase – £2.50

Tiger Face

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The ideal addition to gardening with kids, this star shaped plant flowers in summer and will bring new life to any container with it’s bold colours.
Where to buy: Waitrose Garden – £5.99


Strawberry plant

What could be better than growing your own strawberries with the kids? Imagine the delicious taste of a strawberry on a summers day (you could even put them in your Pimms).
Where to buy: Wyevale Garden Centres – £2.50


Aqua Globe

Don’t want to worry about watering the plants everyday, then this handy tool will slowly release water into the soil and make your plants keep growing throughout the whole summer.
Where to buy: Amazon – £10

Aqua Globe

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Check out these fantastic gardening tips for when the kids come over!

I'm sure the kids will love these easy gardening ideas from David Domoney

Looks like Haven & David Domoney have got gardening with the kids covered!

  • Marianela Pereyra

    Awesome post =) Apart from the tremendous physical benefits of spending time outside and getting grimy, dirt also has a positive impact on kids emotional well being and cognitive skills. Mother Dirt knows best.