The plants are finally starting to thrive, then along came the caterpillars… Continue reading “Garden Diary July 2017”
Slight hiccough this month as we delayed work on the garden for something that wasn’t meant to be. Did we manage to pull it back? Read on to find out. Continue reading “Garden Diary June 2017 || Reclaiming The Wild”
Tyfu Fyny (Growing Up), a new initiative to boost community growing and local food projects in Wales, launched on Friday, 23rd June at a unique gathering for community gardeners and farmers at Ffarm Moelyci near Bangor.
Getting the children involved in the garden is good for them in so many ways. Gardening shows children where food comes from, what plants need to thrive and what kinds of plants pollinators like most. You could go further and show children how to make their own compost from food scraps, teach them about water conservation and show them how to identify plants and trees. The knowledge gained from helping in the garden will benefit children for their whole lives. These gardening activities are a great place to start!
Last month after a massive cold I decided enough was enough – it was time to put on the gardening gloves and get my garden to a more presentable state. I set myself specific goals and gave myself one month to complete them. How did I do? Read on to find out…