Benmore Botanical Gardens – Argyll and Bute Autumn Walks 2017

Benmore Botanical Gardens – Argyll and Bute Autumn Walks 2017 A forest bursting with colour Benmore botanical gardens boasts some of Scotland’s most impressive specimens of really big conifers. The trails take you amongst giant Californian redwoods, Douglas fir and Western hemlock, and even through a big tree… This is good habitat for native red squirrels,…

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Make a yarn Octopus

Make a yarn Octopus to keep the kids entertained on a rainy day This Yarn Octopus  is a great way to get the entire family involved in crafting.  Make a cute octopus out of yarn and ribbons with this fun and easy project. Materials: 1 5oz skein of bulky yarn (the bulkier the better) 1…

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Barbecue Safety

Barbecue Safety Barbecues are involved in many hundreds of accidents that occur in the garden each year. Last time figures were collected through the Home and Leisure Accident Surveillance System (HASS/LASS) in 2002, an estimated 1,800 people visited A&E in the UK having had an accident involving a barbecue. The most common types of barbecue-related…

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