Garden bucket List {Update} | Creating a children’s play area

June 15, 2020 7 Comments

One of the bigger tasks that we wanted to do was to create a play area for the children. After losing their trampoline in the storms earlier in the year they have only had a few bits and bobs to occupy them in the garden. Wishing to create something that will last whilst they each grow up. As well as a durable area so that we don’t have to worry during storms and Piglet’s fearless approach to life

11 Plants That Naturally Repel Pests

June 9, 2020 No Comments

Gardening can be challenging, too. The number one drawback? Pests that sneak into your garden and feed off of the fertiliser or your plants themselves. If you don’t like the idea of lab-made pesticides, don’t worry! There are plenty of plants you can grow that will naturally repel pests. Here are a few ideas.

Ways to get children interested in gardening + #Giveaway

June 2, 2020 70 Comments

Most parents are trying to encourage their kids to engage in gardening but how many are ultimately successful? Though children love getting dirty, if it seems like a chore they may stay away from working in a garden. You’ll have to make the job enjoyable and fun to get your kids excited about developing a garden. Encouraging kids and making them excited about creating their own special plot in nature is simple.

Back to the Garden with Sudocrem

May 25, 2020 6 Comments

As you know I’ve been working on the Back to the Garden campaign with Sudocrem during the lockdown. It’s a great little project that aims to encourage children to get into the garden during this period when they can’t attend school. We think getting outside to plant some seeds and grow vegetables and plants is a great way to pass the time, it’s healthy, it teaches kids about where food comes from and it’s something that they don’t normally learn about in the classroom.

How to Choose the Right Grass Seed for Your Lawn

May 19, 2020 3 Comments

The idea that grass is just grass isn’t true. There’s actually a big difference in the different types of grass. Rather than just going with the cheapest bag of grass seed you can get your hands on, put a little thought into what kind of grass performs best in your region so you’ll have a beautiful lawn.

How to Deal With Common Pests in the Garden

May 17, 2020 No Comments

Pests are common problems in gardens. Some pests attack your vegetables and fruits, making them inedible. Other pests eat vegetables and fruit, significantly reducing your harvest. There are many types of common pests that you might see in your garden. The good news is there’s a way to get rid of each of them.

5 Key Benefits of Gardening for Children

April 27, 2020 150 Comments

Involving all the senses can fuel both interest and enthusiasm in children and hence the desire for gardening and the science behind it. Sudocrem have recently launched Back to the Garden campaign to help children learn in a new way. Here are the skills children learn from nature and how does gardening contribute to the growth of a child.

Life in Lockdown | Garden bucket List

April 4, 2020 No Comments

The garden is one area of our home that we have always wanted to make more of. At the moment it is just an open space for the children to play in. Which we are very lucky to have, especially as our last home only had a small yard for them to play in. With hopes that the better weather is on it’s way along with time on our hands I thought I’d put together a garden bucket list of all the things we’d like to achieve.

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