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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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How to Make Money on Plants You Own
2 years 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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Nic Hamilton Selects Winner of CAR of the Future Competition
3 years ago

Nic Hamilton Selects Winner of CAR of the Future Competition

By  •  Toys, Extras

Professional racing driver, Nicolas Hamilton, has crowned 10 year Jack Hillery as champion designer of the CAR of the future. To celebrate the arrival of Project CARS, Bandai Namco Entertainment …
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Rainy Day Quiz: The Hardest Ever Star Wars Quiz
3 years ago

Rainy Day Quiz: The Hardest Ever Star Wars Quiz

When the weather isn’t so great for gardening outdoors, here’s a quiz from MorphCostumes (also known as Morphsuits), who are celebrating the launch of their Star Wars Morphsuits and Costumes …
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Preparing the Garden for Outdoor Fun
4 years ago

Preparing the Garden for Outdoor Fun

Every year, although we await it eagerly, spring seems to leap upon us. We seem to spend the winter waiting for warmer weather then, before we know it, the garden …
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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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