Fun To Grow The Cress Farm
Not just seed but colouring crayons and stickers too!
Plant your Cress seeds all year round. Grow your own cress in just 6-8 days.
While you are waiting for your cress to grow, why not colour in your farmyard colouring sheet with the crayons provided. You could also put some stickers on the sheet and the tray. Kit contains: Farm colouring sheet, Pack of crayons, Sticker sheet, 1 packet of cress seed, 4 sheets of blotting paper, Growing tray.
Culture: 1. Remove all of the contents from the box and empty the growing tray. Put one piece of blotting paper into the growing tray.
2. Moisten the paper with water and thinly sprinkle the seed over the surface of the paper.
3. Keep the paper moist but do not immerse in water. Cover the tray with paper and stand it on a warm windowsill.
4. When the seedlings are 1cm (½") high, remove covering paper and keep seedlings moist.
5. When the cress is 5cm (2") high, ask an adult to cut it with scissors at the base of the stems.
Note: You can grow a further 3 crops with fresh seeds from the packet and blotting paper provided, but remember to thoroughly wash the tray with clean water between each sowing. Harvest January-December.
Sowing Time: January-December
Hints: Did you know?
Cress is delicious with egg sandwiches.
You can add your cress to soups and salads to give them a tangy flavour.
You can give cress to pet birds as a healthy and fresh treat.