Recycled Bird Feeders


Create bird feeders with the kids using everyday recycled materials in your blue bins! Reuse a pop bottle, an empty can, an egg carton or toilet paper rolls! Supplies: Clean, empty 2L plastic bottles X-Acto Knife Duct Tape Crisco Bird Seed Screw or Nail to poke holes String Scissors Steps: Carefully cut an empty pop […]

Whimsical Garden Mushrooms


We made colourful, wood mushrooms to place in our garden! It’s a great project for a rainy summer day, and they create a magical feel to your garden. We places ours around the flower garden and near our fairy garden. Supplies: Wooden bowels in a variety of shapes and sizes Logs Acrylic paint Paint brushes […]

Recycled Bike Planter


We wanted to create something for our front garden bed that would not only add height, but interest too. It also had to be cost effective and make use of recycled materials as we are all about helping the environment!  Here is our take on a “Recycled Bike Planter”. Supplies: An old bike (there is […]

Gardening is Like a Friendship

Hands holding sapling in soil surface on green grass background.

Children enjoy gardening for many reasons – they like digging, they like seeing things grow, they like helping their families. But one main reason that kids rarely identify is that when they help to create a garden, they feel a connection with that space. And, in a world where people are becoming more and more […]