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The Benefits Of Gardening For Children

The Benefits Of Gardening For Children

Gardening can teach children so many things and is there a better way to build a healthy immune system then out in the fresh air making mud pies and planting seeds!  Not only is the clean fresh air such a welcome break from screens and the indoors children will learn essential life skills from growing your own food but also patience and self confidence. Encourages healthy eating: Getting a toddler to eat fruit and veg sounds so simple…. until you have a toddler, and then it’s a whole new mammoth task that we never knew existed!!  Growing fruit or vegetables...

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Little Plant’s Story

Little Plant’s Story

They say lucky are those who do what they love, and love what they do. That saying is so true. Children change their minds thousands of times about what they want to be when they grow up, but not me!  From 3 years of age my mind was set - I knew I wanted to work with plants… to be a Gardener. As a child a Gardener to me was a magician! Someone who could plant a tiny seed and grow a living, breathing plant, flowers and even food?! – it had to be magic right?   My love affair with plants...

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