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Potty Personalities

Potty Personalities   Let kids decorate their own plastic pots with cute faces and then fill them with succulents and indoor plants to resemble funky hairstyles.   You will need Plain white plastic pots Succulents or indoor plants Soil Permanent markers   Instructions Give the kids their own pots and let them have free reign …

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Bean there

Bean There   Sow the seeds of a lifelong love for nature by introducing your sprouts to these playful and rewarding projects with plants. Germinating beans with cotton wool, water and a bit of sunshine is a classic project for budding horticulturalists. It’s an especially appealing activity for younger children thanks to how quickly the …

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Stalking on Eggshells

Stalking on Eggshells   This cracking idea recycles eggshells, transforming them from kitchen refuse into nutrient-rich eco-containers for growing flowers from seed. You will need: Cleaned and dry eggshell halves Egg carton Potting soil Teaspoon Spray bottle filled with water A long needle or pin Flower seeds such as marigolds, cosmos, cornflowers, nasturtiums, pansies and …

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The Nelson Mandela Rose

The Nelson Mandela Rose The latest must-have rose for your garden has to be the bright orange Nelson Mandela rose launched last year for the centenary celebrations of the iconic man’s life. The ‘Nelson Mandela’ is a fiery orange-red floribunda Eco Chic rose. It is a tall rose that matures into a stately bush, covered with …

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Easter Flowers

Easter flowers Get ready for Easter with a flower arrangement the kids will love. We used a tall container for this Easter nest, but you can use anything you have in the house. You will need A small block floral foam A selection of flowers, we used light pink roses Straw or long grass Chocolate …

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