Posts Tagged ‘gardening’

Chic Gardening Essentials

Apr 17 2015

Alan Rickman’s film A Little Chaos sees Kate Winslet star as an esteemed landscape gardener who is given the privilege to construct the Rockwork Grove at The Palace of Versailles for The Sun King, King Louis XIV (Rickman). The position draws her into a romantic entanglement and, reluctantly, into the politics of court etiquette.

Make your garden fit for royalty this Spring with these chic gardening essentials.

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Bees, Butterflies & Flowers – Make Your Own Seed Balls

May 26 2014

Bees, Butterflies & Flowers – Make Your Own Seed Balls  – Weekend fun with the kids on Saturday, 07th June 2014 10:00am – 11:00am – Roll up your sleeves and get ready for a morning of making Seed Balls!

We love seed balls at Petersham Nurseries – they are approximately 1cm in diameter, making them super easy to scatter…. and start a garden anywhere, that is bursting with native wildflowers, buzzing bees and beautiful butterflies! Under a lamp post, in your mum’s window boxes, or at the bus stop! 

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Half term Activities – Pottering around in the Garden with Kids

Feb 08 2014

Parents often send us suggestions for activities to do with children. What could be a more natural thing for a child to do? Children are naturally curious and love playing in the dirt – gardening is perfect. Plus you get to spend some longed for quality time with your children. From planting tiny seeds in the dirt to watching the plants grow into beautiful flowers or even better, something they can eat at the end of their hard work! Not only is spending time with your children doing something together important but the simple pleasure of teaching them about nature.

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