helping local wildlife in summer

Helping your local wildlife in the heat. Your garden is not the only one that might need a bit of extra care in the summer heat. Your local birds and wildlife may be finding it harder too. Here are a few easy and simple jobs you can do to help. Bird baths – providing water […]

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 […]