An edible rainbow of flowers and herbs can be enjoyed through the spring and summer months. Red lollo rosso, nasturtiums, marigold, rocket, borage and lavendar make a colorful culinary collection, a beautiful sight in the garden and an opportunity for all areas of learning.

Dig the patch for some healthy activity.
Mark out the space and divide into sections for each plant, or a pattern of planting for some designing and maths.
Research recipes for different edible flowers and herbs for English skills and reading.
Grow plants from seed and care for them, following the life cycle of plants through the seasons for science.
Take photographs and keep a record of your patch.
Mix a colour wheel of rainbow colours and paint your design, and your flowers as they grow for some creative, artistic activity.
Harvest your crops and make healthy snacks, following and creating new recipes.

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