Garden Releaf Art. An awesome way to enjoy a garden.

Garden Releaf Garden Releaf is an innovative program to help people understand the benefits a garden has on your health and wellbeing. Sadly nearly 3 million Australian's live with depression and anxiety. Garden Releaf Day is a chance for you to get involved by...

Can you see an amazing succulent garden?

Can you see an amazing succulent garden created out of recycled books? Correct. You can grow succulents in just about anything these days, and recycled books is an awesome cost-effective way to enjoy indoor succulents. You can pick up a hard covered book for next to...

Have you got a super teacher this year?

A super teacher deserves an awesome gift to show your child's commitment to learning for the year. Why not gift your new super teacher something that can grow with your child. My kids were so excited when they handed their teachers gifts out last week. It's one of...

Flower seeds. How to make bee friendly seed balls!

The kids will have so much fun making our bee-friendly seed balls using flower seeds. Bees and flowers make up such a vital component of our food garden production. So much of Australia's agricultural output depends on the honey bee. Without their amazing ability to...

Insect hotel? How to build an amazing bug hotel.

We built our insect hotel out of leftover building material and we also collected twigs and branches we found on a family nature walk. It was definitely a fun project to do with the whole family and a great way to educate the kids on the difference between the good...

How to recycle coffee pods. Amazing succulents planters!

You can recycle coffee pods by turning them into amazing succulents planters. Not all homes will appreciate the use of coffee pods, but there is one special little place that welcomes tiny innovations and that's the magical world of fairy gardens. We love upcycling,...

How to make colourful rainbow crowns from painting leaves.

When the kids brought out the paints and asked me if they could do some painting, my daughter decided painting leaves was a good way to incorporate nature. Who was I to argue right? I mean when you have a child that loves nature as much as you, painting leaves sounded...

Mind health connect. How to help your kids rebalance.

  Recently we featured in an article on Mouths of Mums chatting about mindfulness for kids which you can encourage in your very own garden by focusing on 3 valuable words which are mind health connect. We share this with you below: Mindfulness as an adult can be very...

How to make kids lunch boxes super cool!

Kids lunch boxes can be a real challenge. Coming up with new kids lunch ideas every day is something I think every parent can relate to. When kids come home from school and their faces are red they tend to head straight for the ice blocks. You can't help but feel...

How to make healthy banana bread

If you are a lover of banana bread and looking for a healthy banana bread recipe, this one is sure to win you over. My family love banana's but we sometimes find they can ripen really quickly in the warm weather, and this is a great recipe that will help make use of...

Succulent wreath – Kidspot GUEST POST

  If you haven't had a go at working with succulents, I highly recommend it. Not only are they beautiful plants which come in all shapes and sizes, succulents are really easy to work with. Recently, we did a guest post on Kidspot of our amazing succulent wreath. It...

How to make nature framed gifts on the cheap

You can truly be inspired by nature every single day. All you have to do is stop and look all around you. When my kids and I were walking to school the other day, they started picking up leaves of all shapes and sizes. My daughter then turned and looked at me and...

How to make GREEN gift choices this Christmas.

Let's be real about this. When most of us think of Christmas, it's spending money in shopping centres and over buying because we get caught up in the excitement and we are always thinking that we need to add just one more thing. For Christmas this year, we have...

How to make your teacher a gift they will love!

Teachers gifts The kids and I started a conversation the other day about the different types of teachers gifts that a teacher would receive, and we all agreed that a gift which is made by hand has a lot of love in it. Coming from such a green family, the kids wanted...

Pumpkin Mac n Cheese – GUEST POST

Pumpkin Mac n Cheese We recently featured on Kidspot for World Pumpkin Day with 2 amazing pumpkin recipes for the kidlets one of which was pumpkin mac n cheese. We all know how hard it can be for some kids to eat vegetables. It's one of those hot topics and something...

Simple weed & fungicide remedies that will amaze you!

Garden Remedies Weeds are such a minefield as soon as the weather starts getting warmer so making your own garden remedies is a cost-effective and organic way to combat your unwanted weeds. It would be great if you could select the plants you want to grow and turn the...

Top 6 beneficial insects that will help your garden!

Beneficial Insects it's important to understand and identify predator insects and how you can encourage them into your garden through planting. So let's start by taking a look at our top 6 beneficial insects we want in our garden. 1. Ladybirds Ladybirds (also known as...

How to take salad to the next level!

Rainbow Salad I can assure you that this Rainbow Salad is packed full of flavour and amazing health benefits that come with using raw vegetables. Put this on any table and your guests are going to love the colour. You can see where the name Rainbow Salad comes from....

The secret to a mozzie free garden is easy!

Mozzie Solutions We love summer time in Australia, unfortunately so does the mozzie. It's a constant struggle when the sun starts to go down, to keep our children's skin unmarked because that's when the blood-sucking pests come out. Like most families, spending time...

She built a herb garden and what happens next will amaze you!

Herbs and Fairies Creating a fairy garden is one thing, building a herb garden is another, but when you bring together herbs and fairies and lets the kids create, magic happens. Giving kids the autonomy to create in their own space is not only rewarding for them, but...
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