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You’re Never too Young (or old) to Garden!
10 months ago

You’re Never too Young (or old) to Garden!

There’s something quite special about sharing your passion for gardening with the children, and they’re never too young to start.

Baby Steps

Even if only crawling, babies will love …
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An Interview with Tommy Walsh
10 months ago

An Interview with Tommy Walsh

By Martina Mercer

We interviewed Tommy Walsh to find out what gardening products he doesn’t like to live with out and if customer care would put him off a brand. …
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Hedgehog Friendly Gardening Tips
10 months ago

Hedgehog Friendly Gardening Tips

By  •  Extras

Do you love to garden with the kids over the summer holidays? Choose the right plants, shrubs and hedges and you could help save hedgehogs where you live.

Hedgehogs are …
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How to Hide a Dangerous Eyesore in Your Garden
10 months ago

How to Hide a Dangerous Eyesore in Your Garden

By  •  Extras

Let’s face it, oil tanks or LPG gas cylinders are quite an eyesore in the garden. Even in the dark green, the oil tank must sit on cinder blocks and …
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Beat the Half Term Boredom by Gardening with the Children
10 months ago

Beat the Half Term Boredom by Gardening with the Children

Half term is fast approaching and as we all wonder why the children are afforded just so many holidays that it seems one break drifts into another, we’re thinking of …
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Mobile App Encourages Youngsters to Share Secrets
12 months ago

Mobile App Encourages Youngsters to Share Secrets

A new app offering a safe and anonymous place for teenagers to post their secrets and anxieties has been launched.

‘Silent Secret’ is aimed at 11-19 year olds and was …
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How to Please Yourself While Pleasing the Children Too
1 year ago

How to Please Yourself While Pleasing the Children Too

Please Yourself While Pleasing the Children

This last week I’ve been stepping out into the garden a lot more as the weather has become pleasantly warm. It’s no secret that …
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Make Your Garden Your Own Jungle Gym!
1 year ago

Make Your Garden Your Own Jungle Gym!

As keen gardeners there’s something we’re quite smug about. Being a former regular at the gym I always wondered why along with the treadmills and the rowing machines they didn’t …
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How to Make Money on Plants You Own
1 year ago

How to Make Money on Plants You Own

How to Make Money on Plants You Own

One of the best advantages of gardening is that no matter what your budget you can enjoy it while enjoying …
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How to Teach Children the Value of Money
2 years ago

How to Teach Children the Value of Money

I don’t mind admitting that I’ve always been hopeless with money. I was brought up with parents who owed their own businesses. My dad was an antiques dealer (along with …
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