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How to make a newspaper plant pot

Making your own plant pots from newspaper is a cost-effective and environmentally friendly way to grow young plants. Follow our step-by-step guide.

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Peanut butter bird feeder

Making a bird feeder is a fun activity for gardeners of all ages. Follow our guide to create your own peanut butter bird feeder.

Ocean sunset Roshni Beeharry

An introduction to nature writing

Creative writing inspired by nature is a wonderful way to immerse your senses and express what’s around you. Dr Roshni Beeharry, medical educator and writing for wellbeing facilitator, shares advice to get you started.

A great tit on a homemade apple bird feeder

Simple homemade apple bird feeder

Creating a bird feeder at home is a fun activity for all ages, using all natural items. It's like making a homemade meal for your daily visitors.

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How to hold your own flower show

Holding a flower show can be a fun way to bring family, neighbours, or a gardening group together. We share ideas from our Thrive flower shows.

A recycled bottle bird feeder hanging in the garden

Recycled bottle bird feeder

Making your own bird feeder is straightforward and satisfying. Using an old plastic milk bottle is a double win, giving the birds a feast and reducing waste.

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