Growing Together Young and Old


  • Good for kids
  • Good for older people
  • Good for pollinators
  • Good for the planet

Sam and Zack with the prototype for #GrowingTogetherYoungAndOld - No wonder they are smiling!

An idea from GardeningWell made possible by with funding from: 

  • Meath county Council Climate change Twitter     web
  • Age friendly Ireland  Twitter     web 

This project involves Spring bulb “Lasagne” kits are being distributed to over 200  young people in 8 locations accross County Meath through Scouting Ireland   Twitter     web 

The kids do the plant up the pots and the pots are distributed to isolated older people in their area. The kids can include a note to the older person. 

The kit

No plastic! Eco-friendly long lasting terracotta pots, peat free compost, 4 types of visually attractive and pollinator friendly bulbs to provide a long period of flowering. An ecological lesson and a gift that keeps on giving all in one.

This can be done by any youth group in any community. Give us a shout if you want to know more.

Zack describes the contents of the kit

Sam demonstrates how to plant the bulbs

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