There are plenty of vegetables to grow during the summer.
Why not grow some yourself?
Eating lots of plant foods helps keep us healthy.
Beetroot is a root vegetable, which means that we eat the root part of the plant.
You can eat the leaves in a salad too.
Sow seeds in a large, deep container so that the roots have room to grow.
Radishes contain vitamin C.
Vitamin C helps keep our skin healthy.
They are root vegetables too.
They taste great in a salad.
Spring onions contain vitamins A and C.
Vitamin A helps us to have good eyesight.
They taste yummy chopped up in a stir fry!
Carrots contain fibre and vitamin A.
Fibre helps food move through our bodies – it helps us go to the toilet regularly.
Carrots are also root vegetables.
Raw carrots are a tasty lunch box snack.
Sow seeds in a large, deep container.
Spinach is a leaf vegetable, so we eat the leaf part of the plant.
Spinach contains fibre, vitamins A and C, calcium and iron.
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