Primary Components of A Septic System

August 13, 2020 No Comments

The nice thing about septic systems is that often they are trouble-free. They don’t require much in the way of maintenance, other than routine pump-outs from your local plumbing company. Septic systems are an excellent option for those that don’t have access to public sewers as a means to deal with wastewater. Knowing more about your septic system can give you an inside look at what to expect when you choose a home with the septic system or need to have one installed.

Learning through play with SMOBY

July 17, 2020 No Comments

The early years are a pivotal time for children, it is the time when they are learning about the world around them. From the people they love with, their extended network of family and friends, as well as classes, groups or nursery that they may attend. These years are the ones where they will learn so much more than they will as they grow up. From the everyday things of walking, running, talking and understanding (and dealing with) their emotions.

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

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.

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