One of the only plus points about the world lockdown is that it has come in the spring when there is a chance to get outside into the garden rather than the gloomy, dark days of winter. This would make it so much harder. Many people are using the extra time on their hands to […]
Fortunately, the lockdown for the Coronavirus has coincided with spring rather than winter so at least the days are getting longer and brighter and the weather is warming up. This makes it so much easier to spend time out of doors with your kids. Fresh air and exercise make everyone feel better and it will […]
There are so many reasons to avoid the use of chemical pesticides in your garden. You might be worried about the effect toxic treatments are having on the environment You may be fearful for the health of your children and pets particularly if you are growing fruit and vegetables You might be worried about other […]
Insects can get a bit of a bad press. Creepy crawlies are not for everyone but most insects are essential to sustainable biodiversity and usually have a very important role to perform. How can insects be beneficial to the gardener? Some insects such as honey bees and bumblebees are pollinators of flowers and other garden occupants […]
Apart from the fun of growing, cultivating and harvesting which kids adore, what type of activities can be built into the seasonal learning calendar to help our kids have fun in the garden?