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How to plant bulbs in a pot

How to Plant Bulbs in a Pot A cheerful container of spring bulbs is an easy way to create a splash of colour. By layering bulbs as shown in our word file, you will get colour from lots of different flowers. Planting several pots in the autumn will really give your patio the wow factor in spring. You can [...]

How to plant bulbs in a pot2020-10-15T12:43:44+00:00

Blackberry Paint

Blackberry Paint If you are out for a walk why not look out for blackberries in the hedgerow. For safety reasons only pick blackberries and if any children are with you make sure that they only pick the blackberries that you point out for them. Blackberries make a great natural paint. Take a card punnet or a plastic reusable [...]

Blackberry Paint2020-10-14T16:57:55+00:00

Mindful Walk

Mindful Walk Blustery day? Why not wrap up warm and go for a walk. Enjoy the feel of the wind against your face and listen for the sound it makes in any trees nearby. Whilst walking notice how the colours of the leaves are starting to change. There may be blackberries and rosehips in the hedgerows. Choose a natural [...]

Mindful Walk2020-10-14T16:50:41+00:00

Seeds and Trees

Seeds and Trees https://www.gardenorganic.org.uk/seed-saving-guidelines Seed saving https://www.gardenersworld.com/how-to/grow-plants/how-to-collect-and-save-seeds/ Seed saving https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=675 (Seedcollecting) https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=95 (bulb information) http://www.shurdington.org/TreeChart.html (tree id chart) https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/features/six-things-to-see-on-an-autumn-woodland-walk (take notice on a walk)

Seeds and Trees2020-10-14T16:36:20+00:00

Rainbow Walk

Rainbow Walk Head outside and simply start walking while looking for something in each colour of the rainbow. You will begin to tune into your surroundings and start noticing things that you would usually have just walked right by. Pay attention to all the beauty around you and once you have found something in each colour, you can just [...]

Rainbow Walk2020-09-30T15:06:49+00:00

Exercise

Exercise Now we are able to go outside to open spaces more freely why not spend some time exercising in a way that suits you. Physical activity releases brain chemicals such as endorphins, which help to relieve discomfort and boost our mood. Exercise helps regulate our mood and by taking our exercise outside it gives us a natural boost [...]

Exercise2020-09-30T15:08:00+00:00

Board Games and Card Games

Board Games and Card Games These are a good way of keeping ourselves mentally active. Though some may be aimed more at children there are also games out there for adults. With most of us having at least a pack of cards within the home you can play these with others in your household or you can play online [...]

Board Games and Card Games2020-09-30T15:08:44+00:00

Pyjama Days

Pyjama Days With all of us now living in isolation, it is easy to stop looking after ourselves and our appearance, like staying in our pyjamas all day or not washing for several days. However, this is shown to have a negative impact on our mental wellbeing as we mentally associate pyjamas with sleeping and lounging, leading to a [...]

Pyjama Days2020-09-30T15:13:20+00:00

Going for a Walk

Going for a Walk Taking some time to walk, just for the sake of walking, without thinking about where you're going or why can be an act of self-care. With many of us currently only allowed out of our homes for an hour of exercise a day we should be making the most of it, and by doing a [...]

Going for a Walk2020-09-30T15:16:56+00:00
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