As the festive season approaches, it’s essential to keep in mind the impact our celebrations can have on the environment. Christmas is a time of joy, giving and togetherness, and making it more sustainable doesn’t have to mean sacrificing the magic of the season. In fact, there are numerous simple and impactful ways to reduce
Welcome to the vibrant world of Sow ‘n Sow! Explore our blog as we delve into the art and joy of gardening, sustainable living and the beauty of nurturing seeds to bloom. Discover insightful tips and inspiring stories that celebrate the journey towards a greener, more vibrant world.
Raise funds for your school or a charity and support the wider community with minimal impact on the planet by hosting a Sow ‘n Grow seed fundraiser. A Sow ‘n Grow fundraiser gives schools or charities the opportunity to sell our signature product, a Gift of Seeds, to raise funds for their cause or project.
Do you own a houseplant that you lovingly nurture? You could very well be a plant parent. It’s a term coined by the millennial generation and a trend that has exploded in popularity since the pandemic lockdowns. What’s a plant parent? The houseplant trend was already in motion pre-COVID, but since the pandemic lockdowns, millennials’
Earth Day is a global annual event held on April 22, where 1 billion people in more than 193 countries unite to demonstrate their support for environmental protection. The first Earth Day event was held on April 22, 1970, making 2022 the 52nd year of this event. This year’s theme, ‘Invest in our Planet’, inspires
Do you love hearing the hum of bees buzzing around your garden? Learn how to make a bee hotel to provide the bees that frequent your garden a safe place to live and raise their young. What is a bee hotel? A bee hotel is a structure you place in your garden with the idea
Don’t wait for your kids to tell you they’re bored these Easter holidays. Keep them entertained by setting up a range of Easter activities that are suitable for all ages and abilities. 15 Easter activities for kids Easter Tag Easter Tag is a fun version of regular tag where a player is nominated to be
Not all flowers are edible, but some lend themselves to being more than just something pretty to admire. Many varieties of edible flowers can be mixed into savoury or sweet dishes for a burst of unique flavour or used as a garnish to add a pop of colour. Use our complete guide to discover a
Christmas is a special time of the year, but it’s also one of the most wasteful. Did you know the amount of waste produced at Christmas increases by 30%? From wrapping paper and unwanted toys to all the uneaten food that goes in the bin, there’s so much waste that can easily be avoided with
Don’t you love it when a product has multiple purposes? Pop Up Pots are origami style plant pots that assemble with a quick pop and a push. They’re waterproof, durable and sustainable, but did you know there are many other ways you can use these pots besides potting a plant in them? Here are 10
Spring is nearly here! The air is getting warmer, the days are getting longer, and the backyard is beginning to flourish again. It’s time to head outside and enjoy your backyard and there’s no better way to do this than with a fun lawn game. We’ve put together a list of new and classic backyard
If you can’t leave the house this year due to Covid lockdowns, celebrate Father’s Day in your backyard with these 10 fun activities. There is sure to be an activity that will make dad’s day spent at home extra special. Backyard picnic Having a picnic in your backyard is a great way to slow down
When two of our favourite things come together, art and plants, it’s hard not to get excited! We’ve collaborated with artist Jackie Anderson and the results are amazing. Introducing our new Sow ‘n Sow X Jackie Anderson Pop Up Pots. Featuring hand-painted acrylic artwork by Newcastle based artist Jackie Anderson, these origami style pots, which
Nasturtiums are a beautiful flowering plant that is easy to grow and wonderful to cook with. The whole plant is edible, from the flowers to the leaves and is packed full of flavour and beneficial vitamins and minerals. The flowers have been used as a garnish for many years, but there are many other ways
Indoor plants not only make your home feel tranquil with their vibrant green foliage, they’re also great at cleaning and purifying the air by filtering out harmful contaminants. When shopping for an indoor plant, it can be overwhelming finding the right one for your home. With the volume of plants that pass through Aloe Flora’s