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Charles Darwin Kids Grow Kit - Cambridge University Libraries

Spring, Summer
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Quick overview

Grow vegetables with a little help from Darwin's children! This seed kit, designed in collaboration with Seed Pantry is for kids young and old!, it's the perfect introduction to growing fresh produce at home. Containing seeds to grow carrots, pumpkins, turnips, and wild strawberries, along with biodegradable pots for the seedlings, organic compost, and beautifully illustrated grow guides with space for notes and colouring in. 

The collection at Cambridge University Library contains many documents from the life of the great naturalist Charles Darwin, including letters, photographs, and first drafts of his ground-breaking books. But his children added their own contributions: highly inventive and often humorous scribbles and sketches, added to the reverse of these manuscripts. This seed growing kit is inspired by a series of illustrations by Darwin's children known as 'The Battle of Fruits and Vegetables'.

The perfect introduction to growing and eating fresh food at home!, includes:

  • Carrots
  • Pumpkins
  • Turnips
  • Wild Strawberries

Part of the Cambridge University Library and Museum collections, this Kids Grow kit is a great way, for kids (young and old!) to sow and grow their own fruit and vegetables at home.

A wonderful gift for all ages. 

What's in the Kit? 

Start growing food at home:

  • x1 seed packet - Carrots
  • x1 seed packet - Pumpkins
  • x1 seed packet - Turnips
  • x1 seed packet - Wild Strawberries

Product Details:

  • Contains: four seed packets, illustrated grow guide with notes and colouring in, biodegradable pots, and organic compost.
  • Box size: 8.5cm x 22cm x 13cm.

This product is dispatched to you by the Seed Pantry team using Royal Mail 1st and 2nd Class tracked services and is packaged using outer boxes for protection that should be recycled or reused.

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