MUD Makes you happy! Playing with dirt has many physical, psychological and emotional benefits for children. It builds creativity, can reduce anxiety and stress, builds a connection with nature, creates memories, but most of all, it's FUN!
Rhubarb leaves are toxic to us but snails love them! It is Autumn the perfect weather for snails to lay their eggs in the cool damp weather. In our garden nestled amongst our Rhubarb crop we found an amazing colony of snails happily breeding away and munching on the leaves. We needed a natural pest deterrant that wasn't harmful or … Continue reading Natural Pest Control – snails
A visit to Mansfield Steiner School held us in oar as we spent a day in this most beautiful of places. We went on a tour, and we are so glad that we did! This garden is an inspiration!Lucky enough to have a family member, Pat Dowling show us around. He is one very passionate Garden & Grounds … Continue reading A visit to Mansfield Steiner School
Do you remember your favourite childhood place in nature? Where was it? How did you find it? How did you feel when you were there? Nature Play Week at BONBEACH FARMERS MARKET Sunday April 10th 9am -1pm.
"The need to educate the government and community peers, that it is not always about employing another full time teacher, but looking at the resources available within the school" We were invited to write an article for School Days Magazine Australia Bonbeach Primary has two very eager volunteers in their school garden. A pair … Continue reading article – volunteering in schools
Sharing our story with YUM. GlutenFree Magazine Australia. Tell us a bit about your involvement with the school garden? We are 2 mums with children at the school and have a passion for just getting grubby and teaching what we learn along the way. We are both very passionate about what our school garden … Continue reading article – YUM GlutenFree Mag
The start of something good! We are 2 very enthusiastic school mums (some might say a little crazy) we spend our days volunteering at our children’s primary school in Bonbeach. It has been just over two and a half years creating an outdoor kitchen garden at Bonbeach Primary School in Melbourne, Australia. We share our gardening enthusiasm with parents, students and our wider community, … Continue reading here we go…….