Get in Your Garden! Week #9

Here we are, week #9 already of my Get in Your Garden! Guest post series. I love growing things in my garden, I find it amazing to see what a seed can grow into. I also get a great deal of staisfaction of being able to eat something that we have grown.  So the week we are looking at some tips on tomato growing.

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Get in Your Garden! Week #8

Garden

After a week’s break from my Get in Your Garden! Guest post series due to the lurgy, we are back with week #8.  This week it’s all about getting the kids involved with growing your own veggies, and this week’s post shows us that you really don’t need a large garden to do it.

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Upcycled Jam Jar Lid Flowers

Upcycled Jam Jar Lids

As an amateur preserve maker, I seem to have a lot of these jam jar lids kicking around.  I hate throwing things away so I kept hold of them hoping that one day inspiration would find me and give me an idea of what to do with them.  Well inspiration struck and I decided to make these cute up cycled jam jar lid flowers to decorate a boring piece of fence in our garden.

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Get in Your Garden! Week #6

I’ve always assumed that it’s good for my children to spend time outside and in the garden, and I have encouraged them to participate as much as possible. I believe that it’s important for them to embrace nature and see how plants grow, and how they can give us food.  Turns out there’s some science behind it proving what I have assumed all along.

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Get in Your Garden! Week #5

Propogation

Welcome to week 5 of my Get in Your Garden! Guest post series. I love my garden, and over the last 4 years I have learnt a lot about gardening and about growing your own plants from seeds.  However one thing I have yet to try is propagation.  It’s a subject that has always seemed a little bit daunting to me, but this year I may just dabble in it a little!

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Get in Your Garden! Week #4

Get In Your Garden

Welcome to week 4 of my Get in Your Garden! Guest post series. The weather has been glorious the last few days and it’s a great time to get the kids away from the TV, laptop or whatever electronic device that has their attention , and get them out into the garden.  If you need more inspiration why you and the rest of the family should spend more time outside then read on………

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Get in Your Garden! Week #3

Veggie BBQ ideas

So it’s week 3 already of my Get in Your Garden! Guest post series.  With the weather starting to brighten up,  there’s nothing quite like a good old fashioned BBQ to get people outside enjoying their gardens.  BBQs don’t have to be reserved just for meat eaters, there are plenty of vegetarian options too, and today we are going to look at a few veggie BBQ ideas.

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