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.
Happy May Day! and welcome to week 7 of my Get in Your Garden! Guest post series. This weeks post is all about how gardens can get people and family together.
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.
I made these bunny cake pops for the kids for Easter weekend, but they can be a cute treat any time of the year. As an added bonus they were surprisingly easy to make.
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!
This is a really simple easter artwork project, suitable for pre-school or primary school age children. We did this a few weeks ago as Isla’s entry for her school Spring artwork competition. Read on to find out how we got on.
It didn’t disappoint! Our family Bushcraft day was amazing. We were really fortunate with the weather, and the sun actually shone! It was so lovely to spend the whole day outside as a family and everyone was so relaxed. A great fun, but relaxing family day out.
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………