Fun in the Garden

The world in her hands – DIY Women’s Month Planter

She’s got the whole world in her hands (while doing dishes, tending the garden, feeding the kids, juggling work, and trying to maintain a social life).
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DIY Frozen Suncatcher Mobile A DIY for kids

With winter in full chilly swing, let’s catch some sun kids! Besides, the Grinch stole Christmas so we’re sure that borrowing the sun for a while will be in order.
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DIY Father’s Day Pallet Tool Hanger A gift for father's day

This month we’re celebrating all dads and father figures in our lives. Get the family involved with this practical, thoughtful, and fun DIY project.
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Time to Make a Macramé Hanger Find out more here!

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DIY African Mamma Planter A gift for mothers day

Here's the perfect gift for the eco-mom this Mother's Day! Give like a gardener with this stunning DIY planter made from an empty bottle, some South African flavour, a cute creeper, and a splash of creativity.
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No-Mow Lawn Alternatives Find out more here!

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How leaves change colour – an experiment for kids

Autumn is a colourful time for trees and a curious invitation to all young gardeners.
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Growing radish in 25 days

Ravishing Radish DIY for Kids Growing radish in 25 days

With Easter just around the corner, get the kids excited and outdoors with this DIY Ravishing Radish growing project.
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How to build your own worm farm! Find out more here!

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DIY Succulents in a Pot Find out more here!

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How to build a two-tier patio mushroom fountain water feature. Find out more here!

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How to grow your gin cocktail garden Find out more here!

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When plants eat insects, where do they go? A carnivorous plant dissection experiment for kids. When Love Bites

Do plants have stomachs and teeth? How are they able to catch prey like other carnivores if they can’t run?
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DIY colour experiment

DIY Colour a Bouquet Experiment

Transform white flowers into a rainbow bouquet Who says back to school can’t begin with a little fun?
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Hey kids! It’s time to make DIY Eco seed crackers

If you love Christmas, gardening, upcycling, and keeping the kids busy - you’ll be popping over this project!
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Hey kids! It’s time to make a sundial!

This November, Life is a Garden is helping the whole family get into the spring of things by celebrating our South African sunshine.
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DIY Succulent & Rose Flower Crowns for Kids A little something special for the girls this October

Life is a Garden is calling on all the fairies, princesses, queens and creatures of the garden to come out and DIY with us.
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Mother Nature’s Sensory Classroom

Gardening naturally stimulates our senses: the smell of wet soil, the sound of a cooing dove in the distance, the feeling of warm sun kisses on our skin, and early morning dew drops so fresh we can almost taste it!
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Growing Spinach in a Jar Experiment

Our gardeners from Life is a Garden conducted this family-friendly, insightful little seed germination experiment during the lockdown days.
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