Top 10 Easy Plants for Kids to Grow

Get kids interested in flower gardening with these simple plants. We identified foolproof kid-friendly vegetables.  

The typical daisy! You may cultivate natural daisies in your backyard like you see along the road. Consult the garden center for Shasta suggestions.      

Shasta Daisie

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Milkweed and host plant importance can be taught to children at any age. Monarch butterflies lay their eggs on milkweed every year because their caterpillars can only eat it.      

Milkweed

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Don't allow sunflowers and zinnias take the spotlight—start nasturtiums from seed. This spicy-scented bloom thrives without maintenance.      

Nasturtium

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Petunias improve. They come in almost every color and are so low-maintenance you can leave them in a container for a few days.      

Petunia

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Giant leaves live true to their name. They grow 3 feet long leaves and are wonderful for shade. Most individuals treat      

Elephant’s Ear

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Some say this succulent can only be killed by overwatering—a good problem for kids. This perennial is only a few inches tall.      

Hens-and-Chick

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A pack of zinnia seeds and a sunny area will do. Like sunflowers, they have many of varieties. Give kids full control now.      

Zinnia

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The most common seed-grown plant for youngsters is sunflowers. They sprout quickly, so kids can start them indoors to see.      

Sunflower

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Kid gardeners should know typical American species like host plants. Purple coneflowers are a national mainstay for good cause.      

Purple Coneflower

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Lambs' ears are often overlooked but make great garden additions. These plants are easy for youngsters to grow in sun, shade, and drought.      

Lambs’ Ear

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