Lulu & Tilda’s Garden Blog

Potato Day in Dunblane

Growing Potatoes

Monday, 19 February 2018

It was Potato Day in my neighbouring village of Dunblane at the weekend so we popped up with M&D to have a look. It was a busy old gathering of people and we bumped into friends, colleagues and clients while we were there! So, what happens at Potato Day and…Read More

Make Your Own Bird Feeder

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

It’s been a busy start to 2018 for me as I turned 6 and started going to Beavers. On my very first week there we made a cool bird feeder from an old bottle which made me think I should show you how to make your own bird feeder using…Read More

Reindeer food

Wildlife Friendly Reindeer Food

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

As Christmas creeps ever closer it’s time to think about making sure Santa’s reindeer can find your home on Christmas Eve by sprinkling some reindeer food in your garden. PLEASE don’t sprinkle reindeer food that has normal glitter in it though as it can be really harmful to wildlife and…Read More

Christmas gardening gifts for kids

Vialii Guide to Kids Gardening Gifts for Christmas 2017

Monday, 27 November 2017

If you’re like us, you will have been writing (and re-writing) your list for Santa for some time now. If you are looking for some more ideas or a lovely garden related gift to give to someone you love, read on for our MUST HAVE list for 2017… Superhero Planter…Read More

I've only got eyes for yummy strawberries!

Grow Your Own Strawberries

Tuesday, 03 October 2017

We just love growing our own fruit and you can pretty much find us in our raspberry patch at this time of year, catching the end of those rosy jewels! But we think we would like to grow some more strawberries for next summer. Did you know what now is…Read More

Deadly or Woody Nightshade

Deadly v Woody Nightshade

Monday, 04 September 2017

We have heard a lot of chat recently about deadly nightshade and fears that it is appearing in domestic gardens. However, in many instances it is actually a completely different plant called Woody Nightshade which is growing. It evens grows out of my school hedge! Whilst it’s not as toxic as…Read More

Double book review

Double Book Review: “Growing Perfect Vegetables” & “The Salad Garden”

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

This week I have had my head in the books as I have two new books to review for you! So I better crack on and tell you about them: Square Foot Gardening: “Growing Perfect Vegetables” Square Foot Gardening (commonly referred to as SFG) is a planting method that was…Read More

Slug on a leaf

Our 9 Favourite Ways To Slay The Slug!

Monday, 03 July 2017

We love our garden but sadly slugs do too! This year we have LOADS of slugs and snails in the garden. Our latest blog gives you some tips on how to deal with them. With a little help from your friends One of the most effective ways to help deal…Read More

Jam Maker's Garden

The Jam Maker’s Garden: An Interview by Lulu Burt

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

I LOVE fruit. I love growing it. I love eating it. And I love cooking with it. So I was really pleased to be sent a copy of “The Jam Maker’s Garden”. I was also really lucky to be able to ask the clever author, Holly Farrell, some pretty cool…Read More

bee on eryngium

Get The Buzz – Planting for Bees

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

There are many reasons why bees are so very important to us, but one fact really stands out to us and makes us appreciate how hugely important our buzzy friends are:  “It is estimated that one third of the food that we consume each day relies on pollination, mainly by bees, and it is…Read More

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Welcome to Lulu & Tilda’s Garden Blog

This used to be a stuffy old gardening blog that our mummy & daddy used to write. So we (Lulu aged 5 and Tilda aged 2) decided that we  could do a much betterer job than them. So this is our super-dooper, fabilicious gardening blog instead. Thank you for reading (mummy said we must always say thanks). Love Lulu & Tilda xx

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