Are Our Green Spaces and Community Buildings Safe?

Might be a slightly contentious post on what aims to be a gardens related site, but it’s one that I personally, and if you love your local parks and gardens maybe we all, should feel very concerned about. (Here comes the disclaimer bit! These views are purely the author’s own, they do not mean to…

Teddytastic Time For One and All

The weather might not have been with us for our Teddy Bears picnic in the park, but that didn’t deter families from coming along armed with rugs and chairs. Teacher Ted (along with a little help from naughty Tilly) had set out his painted Rocks Alphabet. One of our volunteers setting out the Teddy stalls,…

Teddies, Teddies and Yet More Teddies…Oh and a Few Rocks!

Our events keep on rolling in. We have just had our meeting to finalise our next event in Radipole gardens, the Teddy Bears Picnic. This year it is going to be a terrific totally tedfastic teddy fest… Teacher Ted has been busy painting Alphabet Rocks for the little teddies… …only to find that naughty Tilley…

Why Children Should Get their Hands Dirty

Our world is changing fast, the childhood that I and most of my friends enjoyed in the 50’s and 60’s no longer seems to be the norm. We would race out the door in the morning and spend most of the days (when not at school of course) exploring the great outdoors. From rock pooling…