Little Grower's D-I-Y Recycled Bottle Activity Starter Kit

Introduce your kids to a fun and eco-friendly gardening project with the Little Grower's D-I-Y Recycled Bottle Activity Starter Kit. This kit enables the creation of unique wicking planters from recycled plastic bottles to grow herbs or small plants. Ideal for teaching children about sustainability and gardening!

Features and Benefits

  • Hygen Coco Brick: 650g expandable to 10L to provide sufficient growing medium for at least 5 recycled bottle planters.
  • Measuring Syringe: 10ml syringe for accurate measurement of fertiliser and water.
  • Hygen Hydro Growth Fertiliser: 1L single part fertiliser to promote healthy plant growth.
  • Full Colour Instructions: Step-by-step guide on assembling and maintaining the wicking planters for successful gardening.
  • Little Growers Activity Book: Filled with engaging activities to inspire and educate children about gardening.

How to Use

  1. Gather the required materials: a plastic bottle (2L+ preferred), Chux cloth or fabric strips, seedling or seed, scissors and measuring cup.
  2. Follow the full colour instructions to create wicking planters from recycled plastic bottles.
  3. Hydrate the Hygen Coco Brick as per instructions and fill the recycled bottle planters with the expanded coco coir.
  4. Plant the seedling or seed in the coco coir, ensuring it is properly secured.
  5. Add the appropriate amount of Hygen Hydro Growth Fertiliser using the measuring syringe and water as needed.
  6. Maintain the wicking planter by monitoring its water level and fertilising as per instructions.

Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For

This kit is ideal for parents and children looking for a fun and educational gardening project. It encourages creativity, hands-on learning, and a sustainable approach to growing plants in compact spaces. Perfect for school projects, family activities, or as a unique gift for little gardeners.

Little Grower's D-I-Y Recycled Bottle Activity Starter Kit

For an easy start choose a seedling* from your local nursery or hydroponics/propagation/seeds/">browse our seeds and propagation kits here if you prefer to start from seed.


What is included in the Little Grower's D-I-Y Recycled Bottle Activity Starter Kit?

The kit includes a Hygen Coco Brick [650g], a Measuring Syringe [10ml], Hygen Hydro Growth Single Part Fertiliser [1L], Full Colour Instructions, and a Little Growers Activity Book.

What type of bottle is recommended for this activity?

A plastic bottle (i.e. milk bottle, fizzy drink 2L+ works best) is recommended for this D-I-Y activity.

What other materials are needed to complete this project?

You will need a Chux Cloth or Fabric Strips, a Seedling or Seed, Scissors, and a Measuring Cup.

Are the instructions easy to follow for children?

Yes, the kit comes with full-colour step-by-step instructions to ensure a fun and successful experience for kids.

Can this kit be used for growing herbs?

Yes, this D-I-Y Recycled Bottle Activity Starter Kit is perfect for growing herbs.

How many wicking planters can be made using the provided Hygen Coco Brick?

The Hygen Coco Brick expands to be 10L, which is enough to make 5 or more wicking planters, depending on the bottle size.

What is the purpose of the Hygen Hydro Growth Single Part Fertiliser included in the kit?

The Hygen Hydro Growth Single Part Fertiliser promotes plant growth and ensures healthy development of your wicking garden.

Is the Little Growers Activity Book related to the D-I-Y project?

Yes, the Little Growers Activity Book is designed to complement the D-I-Y project and provide additional fun and educational content for kids.

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