Learning some old fashioned skills at St Luke’s Community Garden and Orchard

Over these past 2 years of blogging, I’ve had some lovely invites off schools and community groups inviting me to have a nosey at their gardens and where possible, I will always try and take people up on their kind offer.

So, right at the end of my summer holidays I went to St Luke’s Community Garden and Orchard in Leeds, to check out their garden and to take part in a morning scything workshop and afternoon herbal sessions and it was absolutely fab!

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My Summer Visit to Peak Organics Kitchen Garden

At home we garden organically, my Dad works for Organic North, so it’s safe to say we are the Organic Northerners!

 

In August I visited Peak Organics in Derbyshire, with my Grandma Barbara and spent a day with them as they harvested their crops ready for market.

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Carnivorous Plant Heaven, Fly Hell !!

I’ve met Matt from Hampshire Carnivorous Plants (CP) a couple of times at RHS Flower Shows and bought my first CP plants from him a few years ago.

 

At RHS Tatton this year, Matt invited me to his nursery, so I took him up on the offer when I was camping in The New Forest on holiday.

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The wind of the wingbeat, my wildlife summer blog #WildAboutWildlife

I’ve just returned from a 15-day road trip in our campervan and it was totally awesome.

From the start of the journey, when we had a great view of a sparrow hawk, to red kites on the way home, I’ve had an amazing wildlife adventure.

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Celebrating summer with my 100th blog

I’ve got nearly 7 weeks off school and what a way to celebrate it with my 100th blog.

Here I count down the 10 most popular posts, before signing off for a jam packed summer of gardening and nature fun !

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Growing Up and Gardening Wild

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Originally posted on Kids of the Wild:
Kids of the Wild love nature and we love writing about it. We encourage children to send their stories about adventures or experiences in nature and this post is from an 11 year old self-confessed ‘gardening…

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#RHSTatton through a child’s eyes

What a way to start my school holidays with a visit to my third RHS Flower Show of the year, RHS Tatton Park Flower Show.

It’s my third year in a row at RHS Tatton Park and it never disappoints, it always has something new to attract us young gardeners.

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