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Lockdown and your Garden | Amazon Smile

28 May 2020

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As days turn to weeks and weeks turn to months, it can be easy to feel disheartened during lockdown. In this time, it is important to keep yourself focused and occupied to create a positive mindset.

Take this opportunity to spend valuable time in your garden. The last few weeks we have been blessed with hot sunny weather which is great for lifting anyone’s spirit.

During this difficult time make sure you take time to focus on yourself, taking care of your garden is a great way to relax and unwind. See our product suggestions below to help you. Remember, if you buy through Amazon Smile you are helping raise money to help horses at no cost to you!

 

Groundlevel Garden Kneeler Seat

This garden kneeler is the perfect addition to your gardening gear as it is multifunctional, folds away and helps prevent back and leg pain. From beginner to experienced gardener this kneeler helps prevent back and leg pain while also being easy to fold away.

 

Garden Kneeler Seat 

 

Garden Play Tools

It’s never too early to enlist the help of your children or younger family members when gardening. During this time, it can be difficult to keep young children entertained while still getting tasks done. That’s why we have suggested this Garden Play Tool kit, it keeps the children entertained when you need to carry on with your gardening tasks.

 

Garden Play Tools 

 

Insect & Bee Nesting Habitat

Did you know, there are more than 250 species of bees in the UK? Bees are vital to the pollination of plants but are threatened by habitat loss and lack of forage. Having a mini beehive in your garden not only helps the bees but helps your garden to flourish too! ‘You scratch their back, they’ll scratch yours’.

 

Insect + Bee NEsting Habitat 

 

Sunflower Seeds & Mealworms 

Did you know that feeding birds in your garden benefits both the birds and you? Evidence shows that encouraging wildlife into your garden benefits your physical and mental health. It is important to make sure you are feeding birds the correct food. During the spring months try feeding birds seeds and mealworms to ensure they get the right nutrients they need for that season.

 

Mealwormssunflower seeds 

 

Picnic Basket

A picnic in the park might not be advisable right now, but you can enjoy a picnic in the garden while soaking up the sun. Picnics aren’t about where you go, it’s about who you’re with (and what delicious food you have). This picnic set is perfect for carrying the essentials (2 bottles of wine and glasses) to your garden.

 

Forest Green Picnic Backpack Hamper 

 

Potato Basket

If you’re looking to start growing food in your garden, then potatoes are usually the best to start with. Growing potatoes is a simple and easy vegetable to grow and these special bags make it even easier! This bag doesn’t just help with growing potatoes, you can grow everything from tomatoes to carrots as these bags are handy for beginner growers.

 

Potato Grow Bags 

 

Gardening Tool Kit

Who said gardening can’t be chic? This gardening set not only completes your tool kit, but is decorated in such a way it that it will complete your outfit too. This set comes with a pair of pruning shears, a transplant trowel and a cultivator & weeder.

 

Garden Tools Set  

 

Indoor Allotment

Unfortunately, many people are in lockdown without the benefit of a garden. With this indoor allotment you can bring the outdoors indoors and grow many different herbs at a time by your window. Whether mint, thyme, rosemary or something exotic, this indoor allotment is the perfect addition to your home.

 

AeroGarden 

 

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