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When it comes to picking fruit, strawberries have to come somewhere near the top of the list. Whether at a pick your own or in your own back garden, it should be an experience that every child should have. What's also great is that even for a beginner gardener, they are incredibly easy to grow. It also doesn't matter how...
Wildlife in the garden
Encouraging wildlife into your garden is so important. Not only will your children enjoy seeing the vast array of different animals but it also helps with the bio diversity in your own garden. And it is important to realise that this can be achieved in any size garden, even if you have a small balcony. Perhaps you've noticed over the...
For those with children, you will all know that Peppa Pig loves to jump in muddy puddles with George and her friends. Not really too much dissimilar to our own little munchkins you will be thinking. Well for those of you that are thinking about introducing gardening to your little ones, you might want to introduce our TV friend...
Growing lettuce has always been a wonder to grow and continues to be a great family favourite. It is relatively easy to grow and will suit pretty much any back garden space all the way to a size of an allotment. By all accounts, lettuce is also a fairly quick growing crop that can be sown throughout the growing season...
There is no doubt about it that gardening is something that children love. Getting muddy, watching things grow and eating what was once a seed are just some of the magical experiences that a child can enjoy from the garden. The questions is, how do you get kids into gardening in the first place? Getting out in the garden in...
As any gardener will know, planning is a big part of the gardening year. Knowing when to sow, when to harvest and understanding successional sowing are all things that we consider. For children getting started in the garden, this will be on a smaller scale but it is great way to get them involved in understanding what makes the...
Composting is a great for any garden. There are just so many benefits that you can gleam from composting your own garden waste and some items from around the home. Some people think that composting is complicated. Let me assure you that it is not. Think of it as a sophisticated rubbish pile that you have to sort into the...
Long grass in the garden
Sometimes, we can get a little obsessed with keeping our grass nice and short in the garden. However, we couldn't be any further from what is best for the wildlife that lives in and around the garden. Now we are not saying that you need to turn your garden into a wilderness (although that would be amazing). it is simply...
This site contains affiliate links to products. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. Christmas and birthdays are a great time to get gardening gifts for children. Typically, they are a gift that keeps on giving as no matter what it is, it will provide children with skills and experiences that they will cherish forever. Many...
Child Gardening
This week marks an important week in the gardening calendar as it is National Growing for Wellbeing Week. And our own wellbeing, both physical and mental, cannot be more important than at the present moment in time.  It is estimated that 1 in 4 people will experience a form of mental health in any given year. Gardening has proven, on...