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Safari surprise

A Safari Birthday Treat Hi everyone and a very happy monday and new week to you all. So this weekend was my birthday weekend. My family knows how much I love to be out and about in nature and so treated me to a trip to knowsley safari park. What a fantastic day we had and how great it was …

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Yorkshire dales, the perfect medicine

The Yorkshire dales……Just what the doctor ordered. There is nothing like a drive out to the beautiful Yorkshire dales to blow away the cobwebs and kick-start the week and the new year ahead. Illness has plagued my little family over the Christmas period, with the chicken pox virus forcing us to hide indoors for the past few weeks as it …

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New year a time for reflection……

Wishing a very happy new year to all.   I always enjoy the new year. I like the thought of a fresh start and being able to reflect on what’s occurred and where I’m going with my life. In my twenties I placed a lot of pressure on myself to achieve my goals. Every year as January arrived I would …

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Eco Therapy, Gardening, Lifestyle

Gardening personality, how would you describe yours?

Does your gardening personality reflect your day-to-day personality ? Some of us like a clutter free home, with everything in its place. Many people like nick knacks, trinkets and their home to look busy. Other people are minimalistic. Some people are care free with their cooking, a dash of this and a splash of that ! And some people follow a …

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National gardening week

Get Gardening! Its National Gardening Week. The 10th – 16th April 2017 is National Gardening Week. It was set up by the Royal Horticultural Society to promote gardening and celebrate the joys that gardening can offer. The purpose of the week is to help make gardening more accessible to everyone. To introduce people to gardening and to show that it can …

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Eco Therapy, Wellness

Spring Has Sprung ! Full Of The Joys Of Spring.

🌼 Spring In My Step 🌼 March 20th is the start of the astronomical Spring. It feels to have been a long time coming over winter. I love being outdoors and have missed my garden terribly this winter.  Therefore I am thrilled to say that Spring has sprung!!!! This weekend first and foremost, it was time to catch up on some …

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Depression, Eco Therapy, Gardening, Lifestyle, Mental Health, Outdoors, Wellness

Gardening groups bring people together

Gardening groups. Get communities together!  It seems that gardening love is in the air ! ❤️ More and more people are using their garden hobby as a means of meeting like-minded people. I have read some lovely articles this weekend showing how nature brings people together. More communities are creating Gardening groups where they get together, have a chat and a brew and swap …

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Squirrel appreciation day

Happy squirrel appreciation day !  It’s the 21st January 2016, and that can only mean one thing……. Yes that’s right it’s squirrel appreciation day!!! Yes folks you read that right, and here at Gardening Love we celebrate all things nature so it would be unfair not to give the squirrels a nod. I know for some, squirrels are considered pests …

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International space station grows Zinnia flower

Zinnia in space  I’m sure many of you may have read this week that a Zinnia flower has been successfully grown on the international space station.   I just had to write about this because I think this is just beautiful. I find space a fascinating subject at the best of times but mixed in with a spot of gardening …

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Gardening

Beginners gardening terms

Beginners gardening terms. Here are some beginners gardening terms to help you along when you first start out in the garden, as it can be a little bit daunting when you first come across all of the technical terms and jargon. For the beginner who just wants to do a bit of planting and bring a little colour into their space, …

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