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Air Plant Terrarium - girls with finished terrarium
Fun air plant terrarium that will inspire you!
Sometimes it’s the simple things that are the most fun. We love coming up with activities which involve kids and
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Christmas Salads - Nectarine Salad
5 amazing Christmas salads that will complete your feast
With so much beautiful produce ripening in our gardens, Christmas is the perfect time to go all out in terms
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rosemary cuttings
How to turn rosemary cuttings into a gift
Rosemary is a Mediterranean woody perennial herb known for its wonderful flavour. It’s one of the most popular herbs and
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Vegetable garden
Can you really save money with a vegetable garden?
Any home gardener will tell you the produce tastes better, has higher nutrient content, and is the one form of
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no dig garden finished
How to build a no dig garden full of love
Building a no dig garden was high on my agenda once my beautiful Greenlife raised garden planter arrived. Finding the
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vertical garden planters - inside wall full wall
These vertical garden planters will make you very happy
Do you have a screen which is rather plain and boring? My husband built mine using wood screwed horizontally onto
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imagination play
Imagination play in the garden and why kids benefit
We hear so often now adults bemoaning that children spend too much time in front of screens and not enough
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Nature play kids teepee
Imaginative nature play that will warm your heart
Kids using their imagination with nature play simply warms my heart. Nature Play It’s starting to warm up where we live
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Do you want better ways for household waste recycling?
Household waste recycling isn’t as hard as you think. In Australia, on average a family will throw away 20% of
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salad garden
Want the best salad garden in 4 easy steps?
If you’re anything like me, you’d get excited when the warmer weather arrives. This is the time that our food
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Fairy garden school setting
How to make magic come alive in a fairy garden!
It only takes a little magic to make a fairy garden come alive! Recently, my friend bought me a beautiful
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herb wall garden
An awesome herb wall garden that will make you want one!
I love getting a parcel in the post. It reminds me of being a child awaiting Christmas presents from distant
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Garden tools
What are the best tools for my garden?
With so many garden tools to choose from, how do you know which are going to be the best for
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Raised Garden Planter - green main
Why a raised garden planter makes the perfect gift
My brother has a small courtyard garden that gets a little sun. Like I, he was brought up with a
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Fairy Garden Halloween - party
Did you get an invite to the scariest wedding in town?
Halloween, a night of witches, goblins, ghosts and fear is fast approaching. Our children are already preparing their costumes. They
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Garden soil testing
How to make learning about garden soil fun!
Soil testing is a way you can get to know your soil a bit better before you grow your plants.
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Origami paper pot
Learn how to make awesome origami seed raising pots
There are lots of different options out there to raise seedlings and to be honest, I think I’ve tried them
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Kneepal_Garden Kneeler
Find out why this garden kneeler is the best investment!
As I get older, I find some of the things I used to be able to do, I struggle with
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Fruit veggie offcuts
11 uses for fruit & veggie off cuts that will amaze you
Fruit & Veggie Offcuts We discard our tops and tails, peel and seeds without giving it a second thought. Well
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Vermihut worm farm
Why a Vermihut Worm Farm is the best investment!
Vermihut Worm Farm When I first started looking at worm farms, I thought they would be really difficult to look
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3 amazing herbal tea blends you need in your life!
There is nothing better, on these cold, winter nights than putting on your PJ’s, sitting in front of the fire
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Cicely Mary Baker Flower Fairies figurines
A fairy that helps in the garden! Find out more. 
We all need a little magic in our life and there is nothing more magical than fairies. The delight on
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wooden birdhouses
Need an awesome group activity your kids will love?
Constructing and designing wooden birdhouses as a group activity with the kids is an awesome way you can bring them
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The balcony garden - kids looking after their garden
A balcony garden is the perfect first garden for kids
The Balcony Garden The balcony garden our kids created was chosen so they could call it their own because that’s
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Pruning Citrus Trees
The best time and tools to prune citrus – find out more.
Pruning Citrus Trees Citrus trees don’t technically need to be pruned, however, if you leave them to grow wild they
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Kids gardening gloves - kids with gloves on
What is important to the kids when they try garden gloves?
We asked some gorgeous kids to test run a range of kids gloves. You’re going to love their honest opinions.
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Microgreens Kit - microgreens pizza finished
How to turn a microgreens kit into amazing pizza.
You’ll be growing, harvesting, cooking and eating microgreens in no time. This Microgreens Kit has everything you need to get started.
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Gardening gifts for dad
6 gardening gifts for dad that will make his jaw drop!
Dad’s can be a challenge to buy for, let’s face it do men really need undies and socks? Spending time
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Raised Garden Beds
Benefits of raised garden beds you won’t believe!
Raised garden beds have been a saviour in my garden. When I moved into my home I couldn’t wait to
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White Winter Vegetable Soup Sinchies pouches
How to grow an amazing white winter vegetable soup!
How good is a belly-warming soup when the temperature drops? I have been known to eat it for 3 meals
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