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Millennials seek solace in gardens

2 May, 2019

Forget yoga; time-poor millennials are looking to gardens to de-stress Ahead of Garden Day this year, we asked 3,000 people nationwide about their thoughts on gardening. One of the most interesting findings from our research was that those aged 35 and under, so-called ‘millennials’, are actually more passionate about gardens than their older counterparts. Rather […]

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12 things to do with children in the garden

28 March, 2019

There’s nothing really like the joy of gardening, and it’s a wonderful way for children to connect to nature, the pride of growing their own plants, flowers and food and, of course, the amazing health benefits that come along with it. Children are natural gardeners; they like to learn and understand by doing hands on […]

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How to use Nasturtiums in the Kitchen Garden

25 March, 2019

Nasturtiums are at the heart of our summer kitchen garden. These versatile annuals have large seeds that are easy for children to sow and fabulous flowers ranging from soft creams to jewel-like reds and burnt oranges. March and April are ideal times to sow nasturtium seeds, either in pots on a sunny windowsill so kids […]

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Edible Flowers

25 March, 2019

We may be more accustomed to eating the leaves, shoots, roots and fruit of plants, but the beauty of an edible flower garnish brings colour to a dish in shades and style that is hard to beat. # Raising edible flowers If you’re planning to grow edible flowers, steer clear of using any chemical control. […]

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