Bugs are fun to watch and they’re also very important to our ecosystems and our gardens. From the tiny ant to the magnificent butterfly, learn more about the brilliant bugs we can spot in the great outdoors
Creating a Bee Friendly Garden
The buzzing of bees welcomes the beginning of warmer days and lighter nights. You’ve no doubt heard these flying insects bumbling around your garden during the spring and summer months, but what exactly do they look like? Well, let’s have a closer look…
Sunflowers are bright, cheerful flowers that are sure to add a splash of colour to any garden. March is the perfect time to plant sunflowers, so lets learn about what makes them so super
The wonder of weeds
Many people don’t class weeds as wonderful, but these wild plants are a lot more beautiful and useful than you may think. Let’s learn all about the wonder of weeds and how they spread their seeds
A new year in the garden
Welcome to 2023! A new year brings new beginnings and endless possibilities for your garden. Let’s discover how gardens change throughout the year and how you can prepare for the best gardening year yet
During autumn, gardens are full of colour and life! But as we move into the colder months, our gardens can become bare and dull. So, why not create some eye-catching garden art to inject colour into your garden this winter?
Wonderfully wild birds
From the tops of the trees to our rivers and meadows, flying overhead or chirping in our gardens – wild birds are all around us. Let’s learn more about our feathery friends and what makes them so unique!
Grow your own fruits
From apples and oranges to berries and bananas, nothing beats the taste of fresh fruit. And there’s no fresher way to enjoy these tasty treats than from your very own garden! Let’s learn more about how fruit is grown and where.
During summer you’ll see lots of colourful wildflowers in meadows, parks and even by the side of the road. Let’s have a closer look at these important blossoms and find out exactly why they’re so wonderful
Microgreens are little vegetables that are harvested just a week or two after seeding. There are over 100 varieties, including plants like red cabbage, spinach, coriander, broccoli and beetroot
GROW WITH PETER RABBIT™ FOR NATIONAL CHILDREN’S GARDENING WEEK
Time flies when you’re having fun. And Peter Rabbit has been having a ball for the last 120 years!
GETTING THE BEST OUT OF YOUR PLANTS
Whether you’re planting flowers, or some tasty fruit and veg, looking
after them is very important
As you start to consider what to grow in your garden we cover one of the most popular choices the tomato, and look at why everyone loves them so much.
Take a look at the strawberry and discover how to grow, look after, and pick them, as well as looking at some ways home-grown strawberries can be used in food and drink
Take a look at some of the plants that can be successfully grown indoors at this time of year and how they can be helpful in the kitchen and elsewhere
Let's Talk Houseplants
Celebrate Houseplant Appreciation Day on 10th January and discover the benefits of bringing nature inside.
Activity advent calendar
We’ve got 24 days of fun activities you can take part in over December. Come back each day for the new activity.
Preparing for spring
The colder weather is here, and our gardens are much quieter, but there are still lots of ways to stay busy in the garden.
Now that autumn is here, there are lots of changes in our gardens, and lots of new colours to discover!
Recycling Week is 20th to 26th September, so we have created activities to help you look after the environment and have fun in the garden.
National Allotment Week
The month of August brings us National Allotment Week! Let's find out more about growing your own this summer.
Its National Picnic Month
Pack up your picnic basket and head out to your local park or beauty spot!
National Children’s Gardening Week
Get your Little Seedlings excited about gardening with our range of fun activities and challenges.
A range of gardening and wildlife activity sheets, have fun while learning about the garden
Grow Your Own Vegetables
From potatoes to onions, discover all you need to know about growing your own vegetables
Discover a range of Easter activities and how tos, perfect for your Easter bunnies