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Watching spring unfold before our eyes is a magical experience to share with children.  It can also nurture a real love for learning about the natural environment.  

For our latest competitions we would like you to watch for signs of spring where you are. 

…And record what you see in any way you like, a few written notes, drawings, photographs … the choice is yours.

What ever you decide to do, make sure your entry reaches us by 28 February 2011.   The competition has two categories to enter – one for schools and one for families.

Our favourite entries will appear here on the website and the very best school or nursery school will win a copy or the brilliant book Grow It Eat It, a Raised Bed Triple Module Starter Kit and a selection of seeds to get you started!

The best of the bunch amongst the family entries will win one of the brilliant Grobox gardens in a Box, a Mini Raised Bed Single Starter Kit, a stainless steel and solid wood Children’s Hand Trowel and a pair of Kids Gardening Gloves.

All the details of how to enter can be found here for Families and here for Schools.

Good luck and happy spring watching!

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Spring begins this month, and as mother nature begins to stir from her winter slumber there is already a little sniff of it in the air.

The birds are singing that little bit louder, the daylight is lasting that little bit longer, and the spring lambs are skipping around the field behind our house, much to the delight of the children.

There are lots of gardening jobs to do this month.  With plenty of preparations to be made for the growing season and lots of early planting in propagators and on windowsills to be getting on with.  …And by getting organised now things will be nicely set up for the future months when everything in the garden gets incredibly busy.

So for ideas and a little inspiration do take a look at our Gardening Jobs for March, and love your environment a little along the way!

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