Companion Planting

Tomatoes and Marigolds

Companion planting is a lovely topic to talk about with children. You can discuss friendships in nature with them and how different plants can help one another to grow by protecting each other. Here are a few examples of what grows well together in the garden. Tomatoes and Marigolds Tomatoes are a great example to […]

Repotting Tomato Seedlings

Repotting Tomato Seedlings

Tomato seedlings grow fast and are very hungry feeders so you need to ensure you repot at the right time to keep them growing strong. Here is our guide on repotting tomato seedlings. Handle the seedlings carefully when removing them from their containers to minimise disruption to the roots. Remove any lower leaves so when […]

Top 5 Tips for Bug Hunting

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Children love watching bugs scurrying around outside. Bug hunting is a great way to get children up close to nature and it also helps with their observation skills and gives them the chance to get hands on with the little creepy crawlies. Here are our top 5 tips for bug hunting with your child. 1. […]

Little Muddy Boots Supports The Royal Windsor Flower Show

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Little Muddy Boots is proudly supporting The Royal Windsor Flower Show this year and our founder Hannah Brewer has been very busy over the last couple of weeks in preparation for the big event. The Royal Windsor Flower Show will be taking place on Saturday 11th June 2022, 10am – 6pm in Windsor Great Park. […]

Growing Vegetables in a Small Space

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You don’t have to have lots of space to grow your own vegetables. Growing vegetables at home is a great way to teach children about where their food comes from – it might also help to encourage them to eat their greens if they’re involved in the growing process themselves! Here are some clever ideas […]

Little Muddy Boots Are Award Winners!

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We are extremely proud to have been named winners of the Best Local Independent Business and the Best Parent Run Business categories in the Little Ankle Biters Awards 2022! Little Muddy Boots was founded by local parent Hannah Brewer back in 2014, with a vision of getting more children outdoor learning in nature whilst balancing […]

Guest Post: 10 Tips for Getting Your Kids Outdoors Exploring

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Guest Blog Post from The Ladybirds’ Adventures As the weather starts to warm up, now is a great time to get outside exploring with kids. I’m Claire, and I write the blog The Ladybirds’ Adventures. My own children are 5 and 8 so I know that exploring with kids isn’t always easy! We spend lots […]

Little Muddy Boots Cook-Off Event

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We hosted an absolutely fantastic Little Muddy Boots Cook-Off on Saturday 26th March 2022 at our Bracknell garden. It was a brilliant event with the main feature being a giant pop-up mud kitchen! The children made some amazing mud creations! There was lots of messy play, and also pizza cooking on the camp fire. There […]

Little Muddy Boots to Launch Fourth Franchise

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We are very excited to announce that Lea Smart will be launching our fourth franchise; Little Muddy Boots Henley. Little Muddy Boots Henley Classes We look forward to classes starting at Little Muddy Boots Henley in Summer 2022. The location of the new Henley garden will be announced very soon! The Little Muddy Boots Henley […]

10 Things To Do In Your Garden This Spring

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Spring is a wonderful time of year to explore nature with your children and you don’t need to go any further than your garden to do it. Here are 10 things to do with your children in the garden this Spring. Create Land Art Use stones, leaves, flowers or grass from the garden to create […]