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3 Simple Summer Activities for Kids aged 4 to 9

3 Simple Summer Activities for Kids aged 4 to 9

Jessica O’Rourke from Mud Bugs has put together 3 simple activities for you and your kids to enjoy this Summer. Pressed Flowers This activity is great for preserving colour and flowers and introduces children to one method of preservation. This is a lesson of patience, science and beauty. Keep it simple and just talk through the activity and allow your...

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Easy Cleaning Swaps for Under €5

Easy Cleaning Swaps for Under €5

Green Cleaning Series - Part 2 Great cleaning swaps that don't cost the Earth!   Luffa/Loofah are the fruits of the species Luffa aegyptiaca and Luffa acutangula. It is cultivated and eaten as a vegetable, but must be harvested at a young stage of development to be edible. When the fruit is fully ripened, it is very fibrous. The fully...

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How to Grow Your Own Food - Step By Step Guide

How to Grow Your Own Food - Step By Step Guide

‘To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow’ Audrey Hepburn Guest Blog - Billy Jo O'Connor of Leagh Farm As Spring rolls in to warmer days, it's the perfect time of year to sow some seeds to grow your own food. Whether you have a large garden, a patio or a windowsill, there is always room for some plants. ...

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Sustainable Easter Ideas for Families

Sustainable Easter Ideas for Families

The days are getting longer and brighter, which is always the year’s first promise of spring. A promise that prompts high street and grocery shops everywhere to fill their aisles with all things Easter as soon as the heart-shaped boxes of chocolate for Valentine’s Day have disappeared. Chocolate eggs wrapped in plastic, colourful plastic eggs and baskets designed for single-use;...

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