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What Plants flower in Early Spring?

Growing Season is set to start and we’ll be regularly updating you on appealing plant combinations for your Green Circle Gardens. It’s best to wait until you are past your average last frost date. But that in-between time can seem like an eternity, especially when the sights and sounds of early spring are already upon

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Growing Vegetables in a green Circle Wheelchair Accessible Garden
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Growing Vegetables in a Green Circle Garden

April is the best time to plant most of your vegetable seeds after your last frost. It’s still not too late to plant tomatoes and peppers from seeds as well. Check out the below vegetables that can be started in April. Be sure to check your gardening zone for last frost dates. For best resultstry

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Flower Garden Ideas for Inclusive Gardening

Here is a list of flowers which you can plant in early Spring. If you are looking for visual impact this selection will create a fragrant and colorful setting. These flowers can also be found in most garden centers, variants offer a wide range of color combinations for you to choose from. Tulips, Daffodils &

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Types of Sensory Garden Plants

Here are some ideas to create a stimulating sensory garden experience to engage all of your students’ senses! Children can be hesitant about approaching plants, since they’re so often told not to touch.  Sensory gardens are an exciting place for kids to connect with nature, because they are actually invited to touch, rub and smell,

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GCG Plant Spacing Guidelines

In today’s post we will look at plant spacing guidelines for your Green Circle Garden. Plants can vary in size and this has to be taken into consideration as plants get bigger. In our last posts we mention that trailing or creeping plants can be trained to grow outside of the garden area to maximise

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How to press flowers
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How to Press Flowers and Make an Art Piece

How to Press Your Own Flowers Hi everybody, welcome back, we hope you have enjoyed last weeks edible garden and flower topiari activities. Today we will be looking into Pressing flowers. The nice thing about pressing flowers is that they are long lasting and can be used to decorate almost anything. In this post will

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How to make flowery ice cubes
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How to make Flower Ice Cubes

Even a glass of water takes on a fresh sparkle with flowery ice cubes. Place rose petals, nasturtiums, pansies or the petals of any edible flower in an ice-cube tray and fill halfway with distilled water. After an hour, add more water and freeze again. Layering ensures that the blossom will stay in the centre

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What can you plant in Winter?

BULBS! Its still not too late to re-plant your GCG and prepare for 2020 Its still not too late to re-plant your Green Circle Garden for an eye-popping display early 2020. By now most of your planter compositions may need an update or complete removal. Your soil can be re-used for planting beautiful bulbs which

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