Unlike my mum I have never been green fingered. My mum has always had a beautiful garden. It is something she takes pride in and spends a lot of time on. There are times when I look at my children and think how can I keep two humans alive? I can’t even keep a plant alive! We paid a visit at Christmas to Poplar Nurseries where the children were given two real mini Christmas trees which inspired us to work on getting green fingers in 2019, as our two mini Christmas trees need a garden home.
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To start our green finger journey, we do need to look at investing in the correct garden tools. This is something we have never done. Our lawn mower was passed down from my mum. In fact, I think all the garden tools we own have been passed down from her! Darren has been looking into strimmers. He feels this is one of the first things we need to invest in to help tidy up the edges of the grass.
I also feel to gain our green fingers we have to learn more about plants and flowers. Our garden can be quite boggy of late, so investing in a good book should help us find the correct plants for our soil. It will hopefully help us learn what the plants need to keep them healthy.
DISCLOSURE – This post is in collaboration with SGS.