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Food for Fairies

Posted by Gaynor Wood on

I firmly believe that children should learn and enjoy gardening. It's great as well for them to have a go at growing their own food. As this week is 'National Gardening Week' I thought it was a good time to show you how another part of my garden is coming on. As well as flowers did you know fairies love a bit of home grown produce. They are quite willing to share, so I have decided to try and grow some produce ideal for salads and to add flavour to other dishes. Chard is quite easy to grow, it is...

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The story of Miss Boot and Mrs W Can

Posted by Bluebell Woods on

Another brilliant story from community blogger Jenny. Read her first story Life of Puppy here. ___________ Once there was a fairy called Miss Boot. Miss Boot loved all things yellow. She lived in a yellow house, she had a yellow garden and she grew yellow flowers all around her little house. She loved Yellow like the Sunshine. Her neighbour Mrs W. Can loved all things blue. She lived in a blue house, with a blue garden and wild blue flowers surrounded her home. She loved blue like the Sky. The fairies often chatted over their garden fence trying to convince...

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Fairy Pebble Garden

Posted by Gaynor Wood on

Every generation in my family has been working on their gardens during this lockdown. I recently told you what I've been up to and I shared a photo of my great-nephew in his garden. Now I'd like to share a fantastic project from my grown-up daughter. Here is her blog entry she sent me. When I bought my house the fist thing I noticed about my garden was as you climb the steps to get out there, there was a rockery section built into the wall. It was always my plan when the Summer came around to plant some pretty flowers...

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My fairy garden rockery

Posted by Gaynor Wood on

View this post on Instagram Read the story behind this #fairygarden rockery in our community blog at findingfairies.co.uk #fairygardenideas #lovefairies #lovegardening A post shared by Finding Fairies (@findingfairiesuk) on Apr 11, 2020 at 3:24pm PDT   When I decided to start work on my garden a couple of weeks ago I knew one of the biggest tasks would be getting my rockery back to its former glory. I absolutely love it and it's a key part of my fairy garden. I first made it in 2018 and some of the painted stones could do with a fresh coat and a...

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Life of Puppy

Posted by Bluebell Woods on

A brilliant story written and sent to us by Jenny, our first Finding Fairies community blogger. Email us your contributions, any genre, real or fiction, and you could be our next feature. _______________ Life of Puppy  It’s an important job being a puppy. I protect my human family from all invaders. Its my job to chase away the bad guys and keep our garden safe. My family is small and perfect, and they think I am perfect and must miss me a lot because the last few weeks they have all been home all the time to play with me....

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