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Easy Bird Seed Hanging Feeder to make

Bird Seed Hanging Feeder recipe #garden aboutthegarden.com.au.in

Bird Seed Hanging Feeder Want to attract more birds to your garden? Here is an easy and quick recipe to whip up in the kitchen and hang in your favourite tree. Make a cup of coffee and watch your feathered friends come to visit. Ingredients 2 x 50g gelatine packets 250ml water 2 or 3 cups of bird seed Oil ... Read More »

Rosemary Wreath for Anzac Day

Rosemary wreath for Anzac Day fragrant herb

Rosemary pinned to the chest is a familiar sight at Anzac Day services around Australia. The tradition began when a wounded digger brought back a small rosemary bush from the shores of Gallipoli and sprigs of this bush were worn to honour the fallen. To mark 100 of Anzac in 2015, consider hanging a Anzac Day Rosemary Wreath on your front ... Read More »

Sensory Garden Ideas for Children

a garden that can be seen touched smelled and tasted the sensory garden

A sensory garden can be great fun to design, build and of course, enjoy. Kids learn best when they have freedom to explore and play in an environment that is safe and amenable to lots of imaginative play. As well as being educational and fun, a sensory garden can help kids regulate their moods and allow them to obtain sensory ... Read More »

Four (4) Garden Craft Projects for Father’s Day (Child’s Craft)

Four 4 garden craft projects for a happy fathers day 2014 #gardeningaustralia www.aboutthegarden.com

 Father’s Day is always a special time and I love to encourage my children to ‘craft’ something special for their Daddy and Poppy. Here are Four (4) Garden Craft Projects for Father’s Day that I think are pretty awesome! 1. Decoupage a Pot This Father’s Day Garden Craft project (by me) is a fun and useful way to showcase children’s ‘art’. I’ve ... Read More »

5 Ways To Get Kids Interested In Gardening

five tips to get kids in the garden #aboutthegarden #gardeningaustralia #littlegirlingarden crop

Are you seeking some inspiration to get your children interested in gardening? There are many ways to introduce them to the joy of flowers and vegetables and give them a fantastic healthy hobby that will hopefully live with them their whole lives. 1. Kids love instant gratification Whilst most plants take a while to develop, it’s a great idea to ... Read More »

Easy as! Strawberry Planter

Easy As planting up a strawberry planter #instructions #aboutthegarden

Don’t let having a limited space hold you back from trying your hand at home grown strawberries. Strawberries are great container growers, you can plant your crop in pots, hang in baskets, potting mix bags or even this specially designed strawberry planter bag! These strawberry bag planters are ideal for those with balcony or courtyard gardens, as they are light ... Read More »

Make It! Sunflower Seed Gifts

Make it Sunflower seed gifts bags #kids #craft #partypack #flower #aboutthegarden

Growing sunflowers is so much fun and what better way to share the enjoyment with friends and family than by creating your own Sunflower Seed Gifts. Great for Mother’s Day Gifts, party and wedding favours! By Renee Nugent I love growing Sunflowers in the garden, but have always wondered what I can do with the seeds once the flowers are ... Read More »