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Tips for creating a fun garden for the grandchildren

Collaborative Post There is nothing quite like spending time outdoors with your grandchildren, and one great way to make the most of your time together is by creating a fun garden for them to explore. Gardening is the perfect way to get kids outside and engaged with nature, and it can even teach them valuable […]

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Protecting wildlife in the garden over winter

Once upon a time the most common animals you’d find scurrying about in the garden on autumn nights would be hedgehogs, foxes or even a badger. However, today hedgehogs, other mammals and many birds are on the decline, and the more we can do to help them survive through the winter, the better. With this […]

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What plants are the easiest for elderly gardeners?

Collaborative Post There are many joys that gardening can bring us, and after over a year being stuck in lockdown it’s no wonder this outdoor pastime is becoming more and more popular. Recent research has found that almost 3 million more of us have taken up gardening this year as a result of lockdown. A […]

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Ways of Protecting the Environment When Removing Garden Waste

Collaborative Post A garden is a beautiful place. It can be a place of relaxation, creativity, and exercise. However, it also can produce great amounts of waste that need to be disposed of responsibly. As the autumn progresses, homeowners will want to begin cleaning up their gardens and yards. While putting away flowers and raking […]

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Gardening tips for older people

Written by Kathy Lawrence Gardening can be a joy. It’s satisfying, can be productive and it’s very good exercise. Age makes some tasks harder – the digging, mowing and pruning – but with a bit of thought there’s still plenty that can be done at any age. The Horticultural Trade Association in the UK has […]

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