Category Archives: Garden

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Feed The Birds – DIY Garden Bird Feeder Ideas

I love watching the birds on our homemade feeders through the kitchen window. We have lots of visitors at the moment to our yogurt pot and pudding bowl creations. I’d love to add some more throughout the garden and so … Continue reading

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10 Upcycling Ideas For Your Garden

We’ve finally managed to get a bit of time out in the garden this weekend, we are very late this year with our planting, the kids love having their very own vegetable patch and choosing what they are going to … Continue reading

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Passata Tins Make Great Planters For Herbs & Chillis

I was gifted these passata tins recently, I think they are the perfect planters for my Basil and Chilli plants.

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Kids Milk Bottle Watering Can

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My son loves to water the garden, it keeps him happy for hours. One day he dropped his beloved red watering can to the bottom of the water butt and being unable to retrieve we made an emergency stand in … Continue reading

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Chimney Pot Planters

I rummaged these lovely old chimney pots from the undergrowth of our ‘jungle’ of a garden and decided to repurpose them as planters for the sweet peas.

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Make Pot Pourri & get the most out of your bouquet!

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The beautiful flowers Charlotte gave me to celebrate the launch lasted pretty well but I wanted to get a bit more mileage out of them so I’m making pot pourri!

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Carrier Bag Windsock

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This is a fun and easy project to entertain the kids! 

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Hanging Basket Liner Alternative

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I was gifted some old wire hanging baskets which I decided would be great for my tumbling tomatoes. Rather than buying liners I decided to use old fabric instead and I’m really pleased with the result.

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Float Camellia Flowers In Water

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I love the two camellia plants outside our cottage, I only wish they would last longer! Floating them in water is a great way to keep the flowers going and bring Spring indoors.

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Hanging Drying Rack For Herbs & Flowers

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This hanging drying rack was made from an old garden soil sieve, a hanging basket chain and some pegs!

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