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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...
Young girl sowing seeds in flower bed
Sowing seeds for your garden really can be make or break time. It is an exciting time and no doubt you will have made some big plans on where the plants are going to go. If you are sowing vegetables, you may already be thinking about the types of meals that you will eat with your home grown vegetables. As...
Growing sunflowers is a staple of the children's garden. There is a certain type of magic with growing a sunflower. How something from such a small seed can end up as a plant that can be up to 3 metres tall! Growing Sunflowers - The Basics What you will need: Pots Multipurpose compost Sunflower seeds - some varieties for you at...
For those that follow any instagram accounts, you will certainly recognise these iconic vegetable trugs used by many influencers. If you are looking for something that will inspire your children to get out in the garden, then this is a must have for any young gardener. What we love about these trugs made by the very talented loldeantimber is that you...
Miniature Farm
Creating a miniature farmyard in a tray is actually a really fun thing to do with the kids. There are many  opportunities to add in scavenger hunts and there are some great learning opportunities to be had as well. Suitable for: 3 Years + (they will need a lot of extra help) How long will it take? If you are on a...
Firstly, welcome to the first blog that we have ever written on KDG. Having never written a 'blog' before, we are giving it a go. In part it is because I want to share with you some of the things that we are up to here at KDG as we go through this amazing journey of getting kids growing....
Getting a pair of gardening gloves for your children is a great way to get them involved in jobs that you simply wouldn't do with your bare hands. We know, as adults, that there is something magic about the feeling of soil in your fingers and you certainly won't want to take that experience away from your child. However, some...