Fun in the garden

Smile inside and out!

You may have heard the saying ‘A smile is the shortest distance between two people’ – so, if the pandemic is wearing your smile down, look to nature for inspiration.

This issue we’ve a mixture of ideas to cheer you up this November, read more below.

I hope you’re keeping well and, of course, please stay safe.

Best regards, Chris

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Bushy Business - Fun In The Garden – Issue 29

Poppies aren’t just grown …

This year, the number of people being able to sell poppies during the Remembrance period has been restricted by COVID-19, as has the number of people out to buy them. You can help by doing a fundraising walk or run for the Royal British Legion until 30th November. There are other activities too here …

Not just robins for Christmas …

If you’re wondering what’s new in the garden, the RSPB website is always worth a look. It suggests looking out for migrant birds like redwings, which will have recently arrived (it also has some lovely eco-friendly Christmas ideas to put smiles on faces) …

Bushy Business - Fun In The Garden – Issue 29
Bushy Business - Fun In The Garden – Issue 29

Get your Glow on at Wisley

Need a bit of razzle dazzle? RHS Wisley Gardens’ GLOW 2020 will lift your spirits with its longest-ever ‘Glow’ trail, with fantastical illuminations and festive music. Tickets available from 21st November 2020 – 4th January 2021. Details here.

Seasonal savouries

This time of year there’s nothing so cheering than home-grown seasonal fayre such as parsnips – here’s a great recipe for sausages with crispy leeks, mustard mash, red wine sauce and honey-glazed parsnips. Mmmm!

Bushy Business - Fun In The Garden – Issue 29
Bushy Business - Fun In The Garden – Issue 29

Bushy Beverage

Enjoy the smoky flavours of autumn – bonfire or no bonfire! This Caribbean rum blended with spice and caramel is available at supermarkets and on Amazon. Add some coke – after all, coca cola is well known for it’s ‘happiness’ campaigns (some may remember ‘have a coke, have a smile from 1979!).

Until next time!

I hope you’ve enjoyed this new-look issue of ‘Fun In The Garden’ and it has brightened your day. At Bushy Business we love to give gardens a new look too – why not take a look around the rest of our website to see what we can do – or contact us here or on the buttons below. Thanks!

Bushy Business - Fun In The Garden – Issue 29