Garden Bites Activities Calendar

Bringing the outdoors in whether you can find one stem or a whole bouquet - bringing nature indoors in winter is a treat for the senses!

Ikebana, the “way of flowers,” is a tradition in Japanese culture that...

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Try Winter Windowsill Crops for green shoots and signs of Spring on your windowsill!
Simple tabletop growing activities, suitable for all ages and abilities.

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Grow potatoes in a bag Potatoes are easy to grow outdoors in a large plastic bag. Space saving and fun - and you get to harvest delicious potatoes! See the video for more step by step know-how. Choose an early, small variety of potato for a successful simple tabletop growing...

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Spot Spring Sights!
An invitation to look out of the window or take a walk outdoors and marvel at nature in Spring.
Simple nature based activities suitable for all ages and abilities.

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2023 Activities Calendar

Spider Plants: Making more of your indoor favourites!
Known as 'friendship plants', they produce young plants which can easily be potted up and shared with friends and family...

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Make fragrant herbal bath bags to perfume a relaxing, luxurious bath! 
Using natural herbs and flowers - create bath bags for yourself or give away as gifts. 

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Sow and Grow! Plant the seeds of borage and marigolds now and harvest a season of activities. From pressed flowers to mocktails - don't be without them this Summer. Seed sowing,...

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Sowing Fabulous Flowers for Cutting is our activity this month. How to sow, grow and harvest seasonal flowers to bring colour indoors and out. 

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Bouquet Garni - create an aromatic herb blend that is great to add to lots of recipes! Use in soups, casseroles and whatever else you like to flavour. This activity is great for...

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This month we're talking tiny tumbling tomatoes! There's nothing like growing your own veg for a real sense of satisfaction. Find out how to plant up easy-to-grow tomatoes in...

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Bring summer colour to drinks and salads by cultivating edible flowers! 

You can enjoy the beauty of the blooms in the garden, then create a taste sensation by adding...

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Seed Bombs for explosive colour! Fun to plant and easy to make with seeds from the garden, nature or a packet.

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Lavender -  run your hands through the silvery green soft foliage and lavender blue flowers to release the scent of summer! 

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Planting bulbs for Spring joy and colour!
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Jingle Bulbs A fun activity - easy to grow...
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Easy Festive Table Decorations - sensory, creative fun for...
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