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We are all busy mums who want different things from our growing spaces whether that’s a pot on the patio or a huge garden plot. Let me help you find your green thumb, learn to grow as a family and finally find a sense of peace and achievement in the growing space you create and the crops you gain from it.

What Do You Want From Your Garden?

New Year is here with its dark miserable nights, it’s a great time to plan ahead and start (or improve) your gardening game. Setting goals can help you: Learn from past mistakes and  Improve your health and wellbeing Learn from your garden as you grow explore what you want in your space And find greater …

 

If your like me your itching to make some changes in the new year, its time to set your gardening goals for 2022 I’ve missed spending time in the garden over the last few weeks and have decided to make some changes in the New Year by making a few gardening goals that will help …

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Getting out in the garden and growing something together is a really fun way of helping your child to get some fresh air, exercise while they learn more about the world around them. 

Where To Grow?

A step by step guide to help you identify where to grow vegetables at home for beginners. The location of your patch is the most important step whether you want to grow in pots, on the balcony or on the windowsill.

Learn how to grow vegetables in pots whatever space you have available. Container gardening makes vegetables easy to grow especially for beginner.

This hanging planter is perfect for the space we have on our fence and it can be hung on almost any bare, vertical surface. It’s a great way to cover boring walls. There are other styles but I liked the larger pockets in this design.

A raised bed is quite simply a way of growing in soil that’s raised above ground level. It can be made of so many things from a mound of soil, a brick build structure or a raised bed made from thick wooden sleepers. It can also be any depth from one brick high- which will …

Space saving tips you can use in any space to grow amazing fruit and vegetables. Grow veg is super easy with these simple tips …

 

You can grow a whole host of fruit and veg in the smallest of places, including a windowsill. OK so it’ll never enough to be self sufficient but it’ll be enough to provide you with special home-grown tasty bits to add to your plate. 

What To Grow?

Preparing to grow in January is the calm before the storm. In a few weeks we will be in full sowing and growing mode which doesn’t let up until at least June. It’s a wonderful time in the gardener’s year.

Growing seeds is an amazing activity to do with kids, not only are they entertained for a little while, they are learning so much. They are literally bringing a life into the world with their own hands.

 

Did you know that you can now grow many of your favourite vegetables in really weird colours? We’ve all grown up expecting carrots to be orange but these delicious orange sticks of yumminess were originally purple! However, they now come in red, orange, yellow, purple, black and white. A true rainbow of crunchyliciousness. So let’s …

How To Make A Plan?

How to start a family vegetable garden. Lots of advice on layout, seed sowing, feeding your plants and so much more.

Do you wish you had a green thumb but feel like a total novice? Have you always wanted to grow something but don’t know how Maybe you’ve tried a few times before but everything died? Are you desperate to get the kids involved in getting outdoors more? Well, don’t worry, this 30 day planning toolkit will start …

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What Do I Need?

When starting a vegetable garden it’s important to have a few good tools to hand to make the job easier. Some essentials to include in your garden tool set are…

Gardening Tools For Kids Find all the best tools and equipment you need for your kids. Get them started with some of our favourites below. You can also check out this post on the 10 best tools to add to your first family tool kit Taylor Toy Children Gardening Tool Set A great set for …

Having the right gardening clothes and accessories can make life so much less stressful. Check out our favourites below.

How To Start Your Seeds

Growing plants from seeds is such a rewarding task, It’s a lot cheaper than buying fully grown plants and you get the satisfaction of knowing that you have brought these tiny seeds all the way from baby seedlings to fully growing and producing plants.

One of the great joys in my life is spending time in the garden, sowing seeds and dreaming about the plants I will have. And its not just me, as soon as the days start to lengthen my kids cant wait to get growing and each year they love to grow everything from pumpkins to …

Learning how to care for your seedlings is fundamental to produce healthy vegetable garden plants in your Vegetble garden. From pricking out, hardening off and transplanting..

How to make your own seed starters which are made from recycled materials and are eco friendly. Look after the planet and learn to grow with..

Winter sowing seeds is not every gardeners first thought. It’s cold, dark and nothings growing…. But winter sowing can be fun and super easy if you know how! So keep reading and learn everything you need to know about winter sowing in this quick start guide.   Each winter we love to spend time dreaming about …

Learn How To Make Seed Tapes And Save Time And Money Gardening The soil is warming up and the birds are singing, after a long winter Spring is almost here! It’s time to start thinking about what you want to grow, and where you have space to grow it. If you’ve not started planning your …

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