Monthly Archives: December 2014

  1. How to get kids gardening

    How to get kids gardening

    Parents are often looking for ways to engage their kids in activities other than video games, the internet, and other modern technologies. One outdoor activity that parents can use to engage their children is gardening. In fact, it is never too early to introduce kids to the love of gardening and showing them how to grown their own food. There are a number of ways to bring kids into the garden, spark their interests, and keep them involved in gardening. The following tips are just a few ideas for sharing in this outdoor activity as a family.

    One of the easiest ways to get the kids involved in gardening is by making it fun and exciting. When something is interesting and intriguing, or even disgusting in some circumstances, children are usually excited to get involved. The key to capturing the attention of the children is to promote the fun angle within the activity. This means planning ahead and actively engaging the kids. By doing so, parents can not only gain the attention

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  2. The 5 Most Impressive Winter Garden Retreats

    Many people do not realise there are a number of spectacular landscapes and places to explore during the cold months of winter.  In fact, some of the most beautiful winter gardens are a result of that bit of Old Man Winter and the magical touch from Jack Frost.  There are new things to be seen and plenty of winter and holiday activities to enjoy with family and friends that can only be experienced at this very special time of the year.  The following is a list of five of the best winter weather gardens and winter retreats to visit and enjoy.

    1. Bodnant Garden, Conwy  
      This relatively new winter garden at Bodnant has wonderful scents and beautiful winter colours to experience throughout the winter season, even on the days that Old Man Winter chills to the bone.  The Bodnant Garden is characterised by crisp patterns, stark shapes, and is a world famous garden that is the perfect location for a brisk walk in the cold air.&
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