I chose a more acheivable spinach and basil. Each day we inspect our 'crops' for growth and to see if they need watering. Luckily for us, or rather for the plants, the morning before we planted, the boys watched an episode of Higglytown Heroes, where a gardener explained how too much water was just as bad for plants as too little.
We haven't had to water for the last few days as it's been rainy, at least not since we bought a new watering can, as the end of the last one fell apart - not from too much use, I can asure you.As you can see, the boys are VERY excited about their new 'garden'.
These are the plants doing the best. Don't ask which is which. I forgot to put the name sticks in before we moved them and they got all mixed up! I cannot tell a germinating pea from a germinating tomato to save my life.