Growing Steady

GROWING STEADY

Growing plants is the in thing. Especially plants for food. There are all kinds of health benefits associated with growing not least reducing stress and if you really get into gardening - exercise! If you've never grown a plant from a seed you can get started now! If you are a seasoned grower, try growing something new.

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Grow a plant from seed or cutting.

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Inspiration

James Wong's Homegrown Revolution

James Wong's Homegrown Revolution

Growing fruit and veg your foodie friends will be envious of no matter how much space you've got.
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FAQ

I don't have space to grow what can I do?

Do you have a spare windowsill or window box or outdoor stairs? Perhaps you are looking for a larger space, check out landshare or your local community garden.

I love the idea, but where do I start?

Need some inspiration eh? Well we love James Wong's Homegrown Revolution he's been growing unusual stuff in London - loads of interesting plants on his website.

What about F1 hybrids?

Well, if you like them you'll be tied into buying that seed from that company as you can't get the same crop from seed you save. Heritage varieties and non F1 seeds on the other hand will always come true from the saved seed.

Beware of

Too many seedlings

We say "beware of" but if you have too many seedlings just go straight on to level 2!

How the points breakdown

7
  • Travel
  • Food
  • Pollution and waste
  • Energy
  • Animal rights
  • Human rights
  • Education and culture
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Water
  • Land and community
  • Finance
  • Building
  • Biodiversity

How to get more points and earn coins too...

Check in! You'll get points each time you check in this quest.

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Do it again?

You can do this quest as many times as you like. The more times you repeat this quest, the more badges and points you will get!

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Where can I get one of those ...

We can't guarantee that any items will be found on the "shared" or "used" sites but it has to be worth a look doesn't it? We haven't listed all of the possible places you could find these things and advise you to do your own research. Always use your common sense when making things, buying previously owned products or sharing things, or indeed buying stuff for that matter ...

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