Green fingers for the summer holidays

Do your children love a dig around the garden or potting a new plant for the summer? Well then be sure to check out these fun Gardening Inspired activities this summer holidays, across Berkshire!

Squires Garden Centre over in Windsor, have some fun activities and events on to keep the little ones amused this August.

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  • Create and Grow Your Own Strawberries Workshop on the 14th and 17th of August – Where kids can first add some glitter and sparkle to a pot before they fill and plant it with their own strawberry plant! See here for full listing.
  • Create and Grow Cress Workshop on the 24th of August. Give your pot some character and some goggly eyes before planting your own harvest of cress. See here for full listing. 

Get the Buzz. At Woolley Firs Environmental Educational Centre you can find out the buzz on Bee’s!

Bumble Bee at College Lake July 2011
Bumble Bee at College Lake July 2011

Buzz over to Woolley Firs to test your taste buds with different types of honey. Make a bee, see like a bee and collect pollen for a prize. Learn how to help bees in your garden and sow a bulb or wildflower seed to take home. Activities suitable for 4-11 year olds. Full listing here.

Little Diggers Club – If all this gardening has worked up an appetite, check out some of these yummy garden cooking events happening at Wyevale over in Binfield.

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  • Flower Pot Bread – Bake your own seed and honey bread in a flower pot and see how it grows! 12th of August.
  • Bug and Butterfly Bakery – Bake a chocolate sponge cake and decorate with green lush coconut grass and yummy icing bugs. 18th of August.
  • Pizza Party – Make your perfect veggie pizza garden with a rainbow of delicious ingredients. 25th of August.
  • Booking is essential for all these Wyevale events and more details can be found: http://www.wyevalegardencentres.co.uk/summer-adventure#BugButterflyBakery#ixzz3iQUeRCfK

Little Muddy Boots – The gardening fun doesn’t need just be for the older kids either. Based in Ascot is Little Muddy Boots. These are “classes are for 2 to 5 year olds who love to be outdoors, and for parents who would like inspiration and a little helping hand to teach their children about gardening and the natural world.”

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You can find more on their website here.

Do you know of any fun Gardening happenings in Berkshire over the holidays or beyond? Be sure to share in our comments if you do!

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