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Are you looking for some expert advice to get your Little Garden growing? Send us your question and we’ll put it to our Little Garden community and gardening expert to answer - questions are normally responded to within a couple of days. Or, feel free to browse around and view our existing questions and answers.  For all school related queries, please email hello@schoolkit.co.nz  

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Where do i get the seeds?

By Bianca Vorster | Asked 27 days ago

The seedling kits are not available to order or buy, as Little Garden was a promotion that rewarded New World customers ...

I have managed to get some good swan plants growing but they are covered with yellow and black mites, I sprayed and killed them off but they are just back now in huge numbers, I don't want to spray again cos it kills the monarch caterpillars any ideas?

By Derrick Unwin | Asked 33 days ago

Swan plants are prone to infestations of orange aphids and it sounds like your plants have been invaded by these pests. ...

I got gifted a whole lot of my little garden plants such as watermelon courgette thyme sunflowers swan plants ect ect and was wondering if its too late to plant them? March 2018. Or should i wait untill summer as its cold and windy now

By Shauna Sayer | Asked 41 days ago

It's probably getting a little late and cool now to plant most of your Little Garden seedlings. Check out our Little Gar...

Did I pick to soon as only light pink in side

By Trevor Thompson | Asked 58 days ago

It sounds like you harvested your watermelon a little early, as the inside changes from white to red when it's ripe - it...

My watermelon is light pink inside did I pick it to soon

By Trevor Thompson | Asked 58 days ago

It sounds like you harvested your watermelon a little early, as the inside changes from white to red when it's ripe - it...

I got a Leek seed (Allium Porrum), but could not find any relevant info in this site. How long is the sprouting time, repotting time, harvest time?

By Suat Lee | Asked 2 months ago

You can find the 2016 Little Garden seedling guide here.

how many days do yellow beans take to grow?

By cool fool | Asked 2 months ago

Your yellow beans should be ready to harvest about 2 months after being moved in to your garden. Yellow beans are tastie...

My Pumpkin is tall and healthy but suddenly started the leaves to become yellow and die. Is happening quite quick and I don´t find anything that make sense on the internet.

By Fernando Rodriguez | Asked 2 months ago

Pumpkins are a very thirsty crop and one of the most common causes of yellow leaves is a lack of water and/or hot weathe...

My watermelon is dark green outside but hard white flesh inside that’s not sweet. Was it picked to early or is it something else?

By Nicole Hilder | Asked 3 months ago

It sounds like you harvested your watermelon a little early, as the inside changes from white to red when it's ripe. Wat...