What Actually Is Frankincense and Myrrh??

Hey everyone, I am in the school nursery nativity this week! I’m a sheep and my friend Ben is a Wise Man! But have you ever wondered what Frankincense and Myrrh actually are? Well, we have the answer to that (and to be honest, I wouldn’t have been impressed if I…Read More

Jack Frost Nipping At Your Rose!

Hey, it’s the 1st of December! Did you all remember to open your advent calendars this morning? Me too, it’s fun isn’t it! December doesn’t just mean advent calendars and Christmas wish lists though. The cold weather is upon us and we have to remember and look after our plants.…Read More

How To Have Fun With A Baby In The Garden…

Hello everyone! Well, it’s a pretty momentous week here at Vialii Towers as my baby sister is about to turn 1!! Yes, can you believe it has been a whole year since I became a big sister? Well, I have learnt a LOT about babies in the last year and…Read More

Halloween Leaf Ghosts!

It’s Halloween this weekend and I am sure some of you will be hosting Halloween parties or are just decorating your homes to be ghoulish and gruesome. Instead of spending a fortune on decorations from the shop, why not save money and have some fun by creating these amazing Halloween…Read More

A is for Apple Day!

Did you know that today, 21st of October, is National Apple Day? I am glad that the Apple has it’s own special day as they are so yummy and super easy to grow. I should know as I have two apple trees which I can keep a close eye on…Read More

Plants & Their Amazing Uses!

Like me, I bet you mainly grow plants in your garden to look pretty or to taste yummy. But did you know plants can have lots of other uses? Read on to find out just what else they can be used for in my blog “Plants & Their Amazing Uses”……Read More

How Old Are Yew?

It is National Seed Gathering Season from 23 September until 23rd October.  The Tree council want us to get involved and gather seeds, fruits and nuts to grow the trees of the future. The idea of helping grow the trees from seed made me think about the trees that are…Read More

Garden Playhouses, The Vialii Way!

If you are an avid follower of our blogs (and why wouldn’t you be?!) then you will be aware that we love a wee upcycling project at Vialii. And these projects are my VERY favourites that we have ever tackled. Welcome to the Vialii Garden Playhouse Makeover!   M&D are…Read More

Waste Not Want Not, Compost Style

The nights are getting darker earlier (not that I would know as I’m already asleep way before it gets dark) so it must be getting towards the end of the growing season. So, what do you do with your compost in containers and grow bags once your plants have stopped…Read More

Is there such a thing as a free lunch?

It’s been a mixed year for us in our veg garden. Potatoes have done well but tomatoes needed more sun. But did you know that if your attempts to grow your own have not gone well, or even if you’ve not got your own garden, you can still get free…Read More

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