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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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I have planted the oregano from last year, it has grown well, but i don't think it's oregano. It has no smell of oregano and no taste. The leaves look similar but are a lighter colour than i was expecting. Could it be something else?

By Anna Eady | Asked 9 days ago

Oregano does best in full sun and if it is grown in partial sun, it will be less flavourful. Likewise, its flavour will ...

Where can I buy or order the Little Garden sets ? I am in South Africa, or sometimes in Edinburgh, Scotland

By Erna van Tonder | Asked 17 days ago

Greetings from New Zealand! The Little Garden seedling kits were only available for the duration of the promotion at New...

hi where can I get the little garden plants for my kids??

By ciara doherty | Asked 21 days ago

The Little Garden seedling kits were only available for the duration of the promotion at New World, but most garden cent...

Do these plants need to be staked or grow as a bush?

By Pam Beckett | Asked 32 days ago

The Little Garden yellow beans are a dwarf bean plant, so don't need a trellis or a tripod to climb. They will naturally...

Hi there, I just found a load of these little garden planting kits, I assume they are old as this is an old promotion right. Do you think I could still plant and harvest them? Or will they be too old and expired?

By Aliss Curtis | Asked 3 months ago

The soil tablets have a best before date of 12/11/2018 and the seeds and pots have a best before date of 12/03/2019, so ...

Will the seeds, pots and soil tablets from last year still work? Or are they expired?

By Chontelle Eyre | Asked 3 months ago

The soil tablets have a best before date of 12/11/2018 and the seeds and pots have a best before date of 12/03/2019, so ...

When do I plant them

By Mikayla Brennan | Asked 3 months ago

Each Little Garden seedling has different growing requirements and they can be found on each of the seed pages here.

I have a sweetcorn plant from last year but I don't know when is the right time to start growing it. can you help me, please?

By hasya kandula | Asked 3 months ago

Sweetcorn is a heat-lover and won't survive outside if it's too cold. Find out how to grow and raise your sweetcorn seed...

I just chose a random seed because I didn't know but i found a random seed in a bag in my room and i didn't know what to do with it. It was sitting in a bag with nothing else and no instructions so I'm not sure how to take care of it, any ideas to help me

By Shereen Bahho | Asked 3 months ago

How exciting, a mystery seed! Check out our guides and tips section here for info on how to plant and raise your seed. O...