Things to make and grow in August

We hope you're enjoying the school holidays – here are some ideas for growing and having fun in the garden this month.

Lavender bagsMake lovely lavender bags

These beautiful, scented bags make great gifts. Pop in a drawer to make clothes smell nice, or under a pillow to help you sleep!

Make a pressed flower mobile

Pick some pretty petals and lovely leaves and make this pressed flower mobile to hang indoors or outdoors!

Make and follow a trail

Find out what creatures visit your garden at night.

Make a pressed flowers frame

Press flowers and you can make pretty pictures or even mobiles (see above).


Spinach beetPlants to grow in late summer

Spinach beet

This colourful veg will look great in salads


Grow your own houseplant!

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