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Urban Garden

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“Urban gardening is the process of growing plants of all types and varieties in an urban environment. Urban gardening, which is also known as urban horticulture or urban agriculture, encompasses several unique gardening concepts.”

Via Ecolife.com

Thanks Pinterest for our plants obsession! We’ve decided to create our own Urban Garden at home and the information about doing this is plenty! .. Enjoy x

Plants we love… with great benefits too!

Improving indoor air quality 

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Spider Plant – Chlorophytum Comosum

Spider plants are one of three plants NASA deems best at removing formaldehyde from air.

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Snake plant – Sansevieria Trifasciata

Sharing your room with these plants could give you a slight oxygen boost while you sleep.

Child Safe

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 Bamboo palm – Chamaedorea seifrizii

Very easy to grow and maintain. Perfect for little ones room.

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Baby Rubber – Peperomia obtusifolia

This plant can grow every large, less maintain too.

Flowering plants

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Peace lilySpathiphyllum

Helping to remove harmful benzene, trichloroethylene, and formaldehyde toxins.

OrchidOrchidaceae

Loves loads of natural light and less water.

Quick Note: Even those these plants are considered non-poisonous for children, they could still pose a choking hazard or cause an upset stomach if ingested. It’s best to keep them out of reach of young children and watch for any fallen leaves.

#sketchbookclub – Jennie Maizels

Who remembers having a sketchbook full of colourful and exciting sketches?

I do and I’m talking many moons ago…

Jennie Maizels is an amazing children’s book Illustrator who has a range of 3D books, iron patches and many more exticing products.

We was delighted to be invited to take part in the online sketchbook club

Jennie guides you through the creation of your own sketchbooks. An inspirational and varied idea is provided for each page with detailed instruction and video demonstration along with tips on techniques and materials.

Proven to result in sketchbooks that all ages will be proud of.

Checkout the video below for more information:

Stay tuned for updates on how I’m getting on with my projects..

back to school

It’s that time again..days are getting shorter and weather  (not that it was a great summer) is getting chilly.

It’s an exciting time here at beeniebuds&co HQ, our little beeniebud will be in Year One!   So we have pick Top 5 products that are a must have for school!

We would like to also introduce Tootsa Macginty AW15 Collection.

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ESK 3-Way Reversible Jacket  available in two colours Loch Blue and Ivy Green. A colourful, waterproof body, with bright rainbow colour blocking on the back and reflective piping and panel. Safety and stylish in-one!

Available sizes 1 – 6 years

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The 3 in 1 feature includes:

1. A  jacket with warm woollen tartan and faux sheepskin lining.

2. The sleeves are removable with zips

3. Transforming into a fab reversible gilet.

TOP 5 PICKS

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1. Rock and Pebble  – The Dollhouse Book

“Doodle Fun”

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2. Mibo – The Safari Set

“Read Along”

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3. Jennie Maizels – Alphabet Iron-On Patches

“Personalise That Book Bag”

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4. Kiko+ – Gatcha Gumball Machine

“Up Those Math Skills”

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5. Hansel From Basel – Zig Zag Wool Bag

“Trendy Mama On The School Run”