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You’re Never too Young (or old) to Garden!
1 year 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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Beat the Half Term Boredom by Gardening with the Children
1 year 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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How to Please Yourself While Pleasing the Children Too
2 years 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!
2 years 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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Organise Your Veggie Patch
2 years ago

Organise Your Veggie Patch

Organise Your Veggie Patch

By Martina Mercer

Last year the Chelsea Flower show launched the new tactic for organising the vegetable patch. Keyhole gardening is now big news, and many of …
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Natural Ways to Boost your Blooms
3 years ago

Natural Ways to Boost your Blooms

By  •  April, June, July

In a wildflower garden, there are many advantages where fertilizer is concerned. A wildflower garden should ideally be a haven for attracting wildlife, be it bees, butterflies, birds, or even …
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Jobs We May Have Missed this Spring
4 years ago

Jobs We May Have Missed this Spring

What We’ve Missed with an Extended Winter

Usually by February I’m dashing outside ready to take in the limited sunshine. In previous years, occasionally, February has thrown up some …
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How to Rear Your Own Turkeys
4 years ago

How to Rear Your Own Turkeys

How to Rear Your Own Turkeys

By Martina Mercer

A month ago we invested in lavender ducks and chickens for our small holding as although we’d kept hundreds of birds before, …
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How to Encourage Children into the Garden
4 years ago

How to Encourage Children into the Garden

Encourage Children to Step Outside

In this day and age with electricity taken for granted many children choose media as a form of entertainment; whether it’s YouTube, Facebook or …
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Lavender Animals Add Colour to the Garden!
4 years ago

Lavender Animals Add Colour to the Garden!

It’s been a busy month at the North Yorkshire Manor House, as we made the decision to stay. Suddenly as the sun came out we were overwhelmed with the beauty …
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