I blame the fact they are put right next to our reduced section so while I’m browsing for food bargains, Oli’s stocking the trolley with Innocent goods.
Innocents aim is to get millions of children outside planting and harvesting their little gardens now that the nice weather is on it’s way to us. From March until April, every box of Innocent kids’ smoothies or fruit tubes will come with its very own pack of easy to grow seeds. There are six to collect – carrots, tomatoes, cress, basil, violets & sunflowers. Sowing the seeds and growing them will help to show children where fruit and veg come from and how it can be grown.
We’re waiting for that nice weather to return, hopefully, this weekend so that we can plant all our seeds in the smoothie cartons we’ve been collecting the last couple of weeks. Our obsessive buying has also led to now owning lots of seeds, the exciting thing being that we have a pack of sunflowers each to plant for our sunflower growing competition. (seeing who can grow the biggest sunflower between me, the man & the toddler!)
While writing this post up and thinking about what I’m going to get the mother in law for Mother’s day, I thought what a great little gift this could make for mother’s this Mother’s Day. Like giving the mother some cartons flat packed with a little ribbon around them or a box you’ve bought from the supermarket all wrapped up. Or stick the box into a pretty ceramic pot? So many ideas! But great ideas you can do which help you out if you’re on a budget. I’m so excited about doing this with Oli especially now he’s at the age where he can plant some seeds for himself, of course, we have to drink some more smoothies first. 😉
Keep an eye out for our next Innocent seeds post where I blog about how we got on with planting our seeds and which will include a competition for your little one to win his/her very own watering can kit including some innocent vouchers to help you get started with your smoothie/seed buying!