Children’s book competition – Start Nominating!

Many children have struggled during the current pandemic, adapting to many changes and showing incredible resilience. So alongside running our activity days and after school clubs at our Brackley therapy garden and sending out the Growing for Wellbeing resource packs, we want to do everything we can to keep children motivated, inspired and loving the … Continue reading Children’s book competition – Start Nominating!

New shoots

When you step outside for your daily exercise or to do your essential shopping, how many spring bulb shoots can you see popping up through the soil? Slow down your pace and allow your eyes to look around. Daffodils? Snowdrops? All getting ready to bloom and show their beautiful flowers! These bulbs will have been … Continue reading New shoots

Five ways that gardening can be good for children’s mental wellbeing.

I loved recently writing this special blog for Collins4Parents, the education publishers, within HarperCollins. So much so that I thought, I would share it here too, especially as it's Mental Health Awareness Week. Helping kids find mindfulness at home through gardening Finding mindfulness can be tricky right now, even more so when the term ‘mindfulness’ … Continue reading Five ways that gardening can be good for children’s mental wellbeing.