10 Plants that will Wow Kids at School

10 Plants that will Wow Kids at School Engaging children with nature is so important, teaching them how vital plants are in our lives and how fascinating they are is a joy. Teaching and showing them these plants is sure to get their brains going. Pitcher Plant Pitcher plants are seriously cool –  not least…

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The Language of Flowers

The Language of Flowers Floriography and the British Garden Floriography, or the language of flowers, was a secret language used to cryptically convey messages. Each flower had its own specific meaning. Upon receipt, they would express feelings which could not be freely spoken. This grew in popularity, especially during the Victorian era. Strict etiquette prevented…

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How Plants Grow

How Do Plants Grow? – And Other Questions for School Gardeners – Growing stuff can be fun. It’s an awesome way to discover the world around you and get more hands on. It allows you to get more creative, and find inspiration through the outside world. Having a school garden is a brilliant way to…

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Raised Beds for Children

Getting children into gardening can be tricky, but there are ways to keep them engaged. It’s best if they can visually see what is growing, so they can get excited and enthusiastic about keeping it alive. Therefore, picking slow growers isn’t the best option when it comes to planting a raised bed for children. Try…

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S.U.N.D.A.Y Gardening

With a lot of our gardeners being volunteers we know that a lot of the gardening is done at the weekend. So, this is how you can garden efficiently over a short space of time to make the most of your garden. Slow it down – Take your time, it may seem like you need…

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Sow Your Own – Tomatoes

Sow Your Own Tomatoes An all-time favourite to grow, it’s time to sow your tomatoes. Now, there are two types of tomato plants, bush varieties which don’t require staking or support and can be grow in hanging baskets, or cordon varieties which grow tall. Cordon varieties do require support, either a bamboo stick in the…

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Spice up your garden

This blog is not for the faint hearted, or for the cooler mouths. This is all about HEAT and how you can bring an extra spice to your table with these 4 flowers, fruits, and veggies you can grow in your garden. Rocket This peppery salad leaf is not only one of the fastest veg…

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Grow a Sensory Garden

Gardening does take some work, but it should still be fun and not a chore – after all, it’s an activity that the whole family can enjoy. What could be nicer than sharing your love for all things green with your children? However, many people struggle to get kids in the garden with them. If that…

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Containers: Top Tips with Miracle-Gro

Creating beautiful bright displays in hanging baskets, pots or planters is a great way to add colour to any garden – even with a smaller space such as a window box or balcony, you can enjoy cheerful bedding plants, all summer long. Container gardening is fun for all ages – there’s no digging required, and…

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