Since the crocus buttonhole team launched their Grow Your Own Crocus project in November 2013, nearly 500 schools and youth groups across the UK have taken part. Over 12,000 children aged between 4-11 have planted their own pots of crocuses, designed their own pot labels and learned about the End Polio Now campaign and Rotary’s pivotal role in it.
The kits are a great way for young people to not only learn about polio, but also take pride in a gardening project, taking it right from planting to flowering.
You can find out more about the Grow Your Own Crocus Schools Project by visiting their website. Rotary Clubs looking to get involved with this project should consult our Rotary Club Briefing (member sign in required).
ShelterBox hero Colin begins his challenge across the UK