Whilst it’s difficult to accept that summer is drawing to a close, there are a ton of things to be getting on with before the bad weather and dark nights set in. Whether you’re squeezing out the last few drops of sun by enjoying your garden or battening down the hatches for the colder seasons, it’s undeniable that your garden & your lawn furniture need a little TLC to be prepared for winter.
We might be in the era of technology and if reports are to be believed, more and more children are spending time indoors. This doesn’t mean to say that you can neglect your outside though. On the contrary, if you do this, you are playing right into the hands of technology – and little people will be forever resigned to the same four walls.
This summer holiday, we Get Out and Grow ambassadors would like to stir up some friendly sunflower-rivalry between mums and dads and kids ourselves and we’ve called the competition ‘Jack and the Giant Sunflower’ or #jackandthegiantsunflower to those of you on the ‘gram.
Calling all parents with green thumbs! You’ll be happy to hear that edible gardens are coming back in style in a big way with the young folks, and for all the most fantastic reasons too! It’s been discovered that edible gardens inspire kids to eat their greens, and develop healthy eating habits that will follow them through life.
Whilst I won’t be attending organised festivals I will be hosting my own (or two) from the comfort of my own back garden. So in case either you are like me and love the idea of a festival but don’t fancy roughing it for a few days or aren’t able to make any of the festival dates. Let me show you how you can throw a festival in your garden.
Recycling is an issue that’s at the forefront now. If we aren’t discussing ways of recycling within large industries, we’re discussing ways that we can recycle at home. From abolishing single use plastics in supermarkets to filtering our own tap water into reusable containers; there’s always something that we can be doing. The question is, could we be doing more?
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