Postedon May 9th 2014.
Why not encourage the kids to get involved in gardening this month by setting aside a small part of the garden for them. Continue reading
Postedon April 19th 2014.
Whether you have an outdoor space to rival the Garden of Eden, or a plot of more modest proportions, hanging baskets are ideal to bring a burst of colour and life to your surroundings.
Postedon April 1st 2014.
The best way to get kids involved in gardening is to start them growing seeds when they are young. Sunflowers are one of the best plants for this. They are easy and fast-growing and very bright and colourful. They will also attract pollinating insects and birds into your garden. To grow a sunflower: Continue reading
Postedon March 27th 2014.
Over the last month, we've been encouraging you to revive your unloved urban spaces with our #UrbanRevival competition. We've absolutely loved seeing the outdoor spaces that you want to make over this spring - in fact, your pictures inspired us to scour the web for urban garden inspiration! Continue reading
Postedon March 3rd 2014.
We've spotted a few glimpses of sunshine recently and we're starting to see daffodils and crocuses tentatively poking their heads above the soil. Hopefully this all means that it's only a matter of time before we can officially declare that spring has sprung! Continue reading
Postedon March 1st 2014.
This month there is a lot of wildlife watching to do!
If you have a pond frogs and toads should be gathering in it to breed this month. Viewing these creatures is a lot easier, especially for kids, at this time of year as they will be very active on the surface and much less wary. Over the next few months your kids will get to see the laying of the spawn, the tadpoles and the transformation into frogs and toads. Continue reading