Tag Archives: RHS Campaign for School Gardening

How gardening can make you feel free

Today is World Mental Health Day and there’s stacks of info out there about the benefits gardening can have on your wellbeing. I wrote this blog a while ago, about how gardening makes me feel free and how it has … Continue reading

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Buzzin’ to bee involved in BBC Radio 2’s Big Bee Challenge

Tomorrow, (20.08.21) BBC Radio 2’s Big Bee Challenge Garden is launched and I’m proper buzzin’ to have been involved. Bees are so important in our gardens, for pollination – flowers, plants, fruit and veg all need them – they are … Continue reading

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I’m not the only one fond of a pond!

I had a great reaction to last week’s post about my ‘passion for ponds’ and received lots of questions about plants, especially those that attract wildlife. If you build a good habitat for wildlife, you’ll not be the only one … Continue reading

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My passion for ponds

It’s a while since I wrote my last post, so I thought I’d kickstart the year with a positive post about my ‘passion for ponds’. Having 3 in our garden makes me feel quite the pro πŸ˜‰ A little bit … Continue reading

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My Frog Blog – how tadpoles saved me from going crazy during lockdown!

Whist Covid has wreaked havoc on the world, wildlife has bounced back and people have turned to nature for relaxation and freedom. Whether it was listening to a blackbird or watching butterflies flying over wildflowers, people have took comfort in … Continue reading

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Lockdown life – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Despite posting a lot of content on my social media sites, I’ve realised I haven’t updated my blog during the whole 12 week lockdown period, mainly because I’ve been really busy with online schoolwork and filming for various gardening & … Continue reading

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Why growing your own fruit and veg couldn’t be more important

Growing your own fruit and veg is so satisfying, it tastes great, it helps the climate by reducing our carbon footprint and now with the threat of self-isolation from coronavirus, being self-sufficient couldn’t be more important. Here’s a few tips … Continue reading

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Shelter from the storm

It’s a very quick blog today, with a February update from my garden. I didn’t really intend to write a blog this week, but seeing as Storm Ciara has ripped through the garden, it’s made even the hardest of outdoor … Continue reading

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Photographing the wonderful wildlife of the Peak District

On Christmas Day, my Mum gave us all an ‘extra present’; a Dave Goulson book, ‘The Garden Jungle’ for me and Dad to share, musical theatre tickets for me and Grandma and a photography course for me and Mum to … Continue reading

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Notes and observations from our wildlife garden – A Family Blog

Whilst we created our garden for it to provide us with food and look pretty, without doubt our main reason was to create a home for wildlife. And this year we have certainly reaped the benefits of all our hard … Continue reading

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