Butterfly feeders

Butterfly feeders Another crafty blog from Spudulica.co.uk, great on for summer. Bring more beautiful butterflies to your garden with your own butterfly feeders. Lets those creative juices flow and get the kids involved!   YOU WILL NEED: Paper plate Bottle cap Sharp pencil StringScissors Glue Coloured pens/pencils Once made somewhere to hang it – sturdy […]

Children’s Gardening – More ideas for the Kids

Children’s Gardening – More ideas for the Kids So far, we have got out and about in the garden and used the senses. What about creativity? Thirdly we have had the kids paint some plant pots to display in the garden. This can be enjoyed by any age. If the weather is good it could […]

National Children’s Gardening week – What to do with the kids?

National Children’s Gardening week 25th May- 2nd June “In ever walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks” – John Muir One of the best weeks of the year! Also, this year coinciding with part of half term – so No Excuses!! This year we have a series of blogs about getting about […]

National Children’s Gardening Week 2019 (25th May – 2nd June) Give birds a helping hand!

Invite nature to your garden With spring now upon us, now is a great time to welcome our feathered friends back into your garden by building your very own bottle bird feeder. So why should you build your own bird feeder creation? Not only is it great to find an alternative use for common household […]

Get in the garden with the kids!

A half term has just finished and for many its only 6 more weeks until children finish school for summer. A long holiday where even the best parents/grandparents struggle to fill the days. This week’s blog is some ideas to get your children/grandchildren into the garden; this can both help you finish your jobs and […]

Foray into Fruit and Vegtables

Fruit and Veg Another useful blog to add to our new year new garden series Looking into the spring/summer and excited for our 2018 growing season! Nothing is more satisfying than growing then eating produce from you garden. You also become super protective of anything that grows. They may be small, slightly misshapen or downright […]

The Greenhouse or Polytunnel Debate

NEW YEAR – NEW GARDEN The greenhouse /polytunnel debate Another blog to add to our new year new garden series. The pros and cons of a greenhouse vs polytunnel. Once you have made the leap to add to your garden you might decide to go even further and want to extend your growing season. This […]

Get Kid’s Gardening – fun to do & educational!

Fun ideas to get the kids gardening, it’s got to be one of the most fun & simultaneously educational thing you can do for the family. The whole family can benefit form a varied garden and there is so much fun to be had getting the kids planting flowers, growing food and hunting for animals […]