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Bringing Butterflies Into Your Garden
Bringing Butterflies Into Your Garden
Butterflies are fascinating creatures. One of the greatest ways for kids to learn about and get the most from butterflies is by watching them....
Bugs in the Back Garden
Bugs in the Back Garden
For the most part, kids love bugs. Therefore, teaching them about bugs in the back garden should be realtively easy, if not a whole lot of fun....
Build a Bird House
Build a Bird House
Not all birds make their homes in trees or shrubs. Sometimes they need a little help. Build a birdhouse with the kids and invite a family of birds to your garden....
Caring for Indoor Plants
Caring for Indoor Plants
Teaching kids to care for indoor plants can open up a whole new world to them. They learn not only how to care for plants and plant growth but also responsibility and…...
Creating A Table Centrepiece
Creating A Table Centrepiece
Creating a centrepiece is a wonderful way for parents and children to spend time together and appreciate the materials that are available in their own back gardens.…...
Encouraging Children's Gardening With an Allotment
Encouraging Children's Gardening With an Allotment
An allotment can get children interested not only in growing vegetables but eating them too...
Encouraging Wildlife in Your Garden
Encouraging Wildlife in Your Garden
Wildlife gardens are a source of fascination and joy for children; we look at what kind of garden visitor you should aim to attract and how to make them feel at home...
Helping Birds Survive the Winter
Helping Birds Survive the Winter
Winter is a tough time for most of us; but for birds it is especially gruelling. Here we offer advice on how you can help the birds in your garden survive the coldest…...
How to Create a Frog Friendly Pond
How to Create a Frog Friendly Pond
Tadpoles are great favourites in the garden pond; encouraging frogs to visit is surprisingly easy and just a few simple features will make the pond ideal for them....
How to Make a Silly Scarecrow
How to Make a Silly Scarecrow
Scarecrows are not just for scaring off the birds. They also make interesting accents in the garden. Scarecrows are easy to make and kids will love helping out....
Kids' Quiz: What Sort of Gardener Are You?
Kids' Quiz: What Sort of Gardener Are You?
What sort of gardener are you really? A florist, maybe, or perhaps more of a farmer or a nature warden at heart? Here’s a light-hearted little quiz to help decide....
Leaf Collecting
Leaf Collecting
Leaf collecting is an easy and fun way to teach kids. Whether you use them to learn about leaves or for teaching math and science, leaf collecting is a great way to…...
Learning About, Making and Using Compost
Learning About, Making and Using Compost
No matter how poor the soil in your garden is, amending it with compost will improve its overall quality. And healthy soil makes healthy plants. Therefore, learning…...
Making a Wormery
Making a Wormery
Wormeries are nothing more than enclosed containers that house earthworms, which break down organic matter. Wormeries are easy to make, and the kids will love not only…...
Questionnaire: What Kind of Garden Do Your Kids Really Need?
Questionnaire: What Kind of Garden Do Your Kids Really Need?
Planning a kids' garden can be a daunting prospect; here's a light-hearted quiz to help you start thinking about what kind of a garden your kids really need....
Snail Trail Hunt
Snail Trail Hunt
Snails make interesting learning tools for kids and can be easily located by following the path of the snail trail....
Weather Wise Gardening
Weather Wise Gardening
To help kids better understand how weather affects the garden, entertain their curiosity by exploring weatherlore....
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