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Hap-bee Easter

For anyone that knows Mellow Ground you’ll know that we’re not just made keen on pretty patterns and fabrics. Nature, in particular bees and other pollinators is another huge love…these little critters need our help so why not give this a go over Easter break and make them some where lovely to stay. All you […]

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Six Top Tips to a Sustainably Spooky Halloween

Here are 6 top tips to a sustainable and spooky All Hallows Eve with your little ghosts and ghouls from the green frog over at the Rainforest Alliance♣. “Make your Own” costume is a great idea for saving money and the environment, plus cutting up and decorating old clothes is great family fun! (It will […]

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Would you like a cuff?

250m of light grey cotton thread, some antique grey fabric dye, water soluble backing, 4 hours of time, a little hand sewing, some love and 12″ of ribbon later – here she is! For those amongst my lovely Mellowings who follow Mellow Ground on Facebook or Instagram you may have seen a little video snippet of

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☆Giveaway! ☆→→→→→→

Fancy winning some gorgeous upcycled and vintage handmade Jewellery?  Then just repost this pic with the #lapetitegiveaway and tag it @lapetitenkay over on Instagram to be in with a chance, closes Wednesday – Goodluck!

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What’s in your box?

  Great use of an old phone box we found on our amble round Wilton in Marlborough. It’s been upcycled to contain a heart defibrillator for the village, which will save crucial time whilst waiting for paramedics to arrive in the event of an emergency. I’ve heard of old phone boxes being used for all […]

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Celebrating 50+ …Faith in Nature – Giveaway time! (closed)

Something rather lovely happened this week; our Facebook page sailed past 50 likes and this has made Mellow Ground very warm n fuzzy! So to celebrate all you lovely people taking an interest in one woman’s attempt at being a more environmentally responsible and conscientious human (with an addiction to cake) Mellow Ground is having a

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Hedge-fund with a difference -Have you got what it takes to be a warrior?

Have you got what it takes to be a #WildlifeWarrior? Join me and the @SoilAssociation and help save the UK’s Wildlife.《Click there It’s true ya know, I used to have all manner of little critters visit the Mellow Ground garden, especially in Winter. Early spring would see Mother Hedgehog and usually 2-3 babies snuffle out […]

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Alligator Mousse – feed your face! #1

Ok so confessions first; there aren’t any real alligators^ as a secret ingredient ready to snap off your fingers here (sorry to disappoint). The star of the show is in fact the alligator pear (Persea americana) or avocado to you and I. This nutrient dense super star fruit is packed with vitamins, minerals, folate, dietary fibre and healthy […]

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Would you throw away £60 cash?

New App – Free Download: Love Food, Hate Waste. Would you throw away £60? Cash. Straight in the bin? On average that’s how much the British household throws away in food every MONTH equating to a whopping £12.5bn in a year! The equivalent of 7 MILLION Tonnes per annum is thrown out in the UK – […]

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EU Seed Directive -4th December Deadline

EU Seed Directive -4th December Deadline “Using a chainsaw to crack a nut” Ben Raskin, Soil Association And why this matters to you… This makes us sad; to think that 3 large corporations who already own 53% of the WORLD’S seed markets could potentially own more, controlling what varieties of seeds, plants, crops, fruit and vegetables […]

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