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Creating Something From Nothing

Working with E and A in their garden was a joy! The brief was to make a garden which was flourishing, could attract butterflies and bees, and for their two young sons to enjoy. We worked together in the garden and looked at the available resources to help us with...

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Small Changes Can Make A Big Impact

                                              Over the past few month's I have been working in M's garden where the brief was to create order and elegance so that maintenance was at a minimum and spare time was free time. The garden is a courtyard - previously paved...

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Outside – in…

 Have you ever wondered why people connect through the vast array of social media? What is it  that makes you feel the need to connect with others through social media and which creates the feeling there is something which you seemingly don't have? How can your garden...

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Vision Boards

New Years' resolutions aren't really for the faint hearted, nor are they for those of us who don't want change. We all know change has to come with consistent elements such as focus and effort. IF however there is no FOCUS how can all our efforts be effective? This is...

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Simple Steps to a New Garden

This is the best time of year to begin reconstructing your garden - you may wish to merely replant a border, or you may wish to tackle one of the larger projects in your plot. Whichever it is to be there are some simple, necessary and reflective steps you should be...

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School garden funding available!

Funding for your school garden - how to and where to guide: Just having been on the Countryside Classroom website, there is an excellent brief on how to attain funding for your school garden project! Here is the link for those of you interested......

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