Monthly Archives: February 2016

  1. Spring Garden Guide: March Tasks

    Spring Garden Guide: March Tasks

    Spring Garden Guide: March Tasks

    While spring may be on the way, there are still some flurries of snow coming in and the weather hasn’t really started to warm up that much just yet.

    With the weather as it is, gardens could be in for a bit of a shock this Spring and we might see less crops than usual, but don’t let that deter you.

    With our handy March gardening calendar, you can still do everything you need to do to make sure that your garden gets the best chance of a good Spring!

    Download our Spring garden guide, print it and pin it to the fridge as a reminder to help you plan and prepare your garden for the coming year.

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  2. Projects to Get Children into Gardening

    Projects to Get Children into Gardening

    We all know how important it is to get children into gardening – they spend time outside getting active, learn about nature and sustainability, and find out where their food comes from and how it affects their health.

    But we also know that getting kids involved can be difficult. They have short attention spans, can be impatient for results and find it more difficult than adults to deal with failure.

    Bearing all this in mind, we think that it’s useful to approach children’s gardening as a series of projects, designed to spark their interest and ensure that they see the fruits of their labour, with all the satisfaction this brings.

    Whether you’re a parent or teacher, you’ll find that having a plan for your children’s gardening activities, at home or at school, will make the whole experience a lot more fun for everyone. 

    Some Great Starter Projects

    Grow their own food

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