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With the nation still in lockdown, and children still at home instead of returning to school after the Easter break.  It is nice to give them something more to get excited over.  Which is why I have tem up with Sudocrem and their latest Back To The Garden campaign.

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About Back To The Garden

Whether you have a garden, balcony, allotment or windowsill, gardening is something that everyone can enjoy.  Children especially love planting seeds and watching them grow.  As it is spring time this is the perfect time for planting seeds.

With schools being closed fo an indefinite period, this does not mean an end to education. As millions of parents all over the UK look for new ways to keep children busy, British skincare brand, Sudocrem, launches their new Back to the Garden campaign. An initiative to get families back into planting and growing, wherever they are.

Encouraging our children

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Encouraging your children to plant seeds and take an interest in growing can give them a longterm project to focus on, away from the computer. And the good news is, you don’t need a garden to get involved: creating a window box full of edible herbs can be just as inspiring as digging a vegetable patch.

“It’s been good to see a return to activities like gardening during this unusual period,” says ecologist, author and nature educator, Michael Holland. “We often forget how good for our wellbeing gardening can be: it’s relaxing, it’s soothing and the garden is a fantastic place for families to enjoy together – it makes us feel good to nurture seedlings as they grow to become vegetables or flowers.”

A Helping Hand

Teaming up with gardeners and garden centres all over the nation. Sudocrem’s Back to the Garden campaign will encourage children and their parents to begin their own gardening projects at home or in the garden. The initiative will include tips and advice on potting plants. Plus spotting a weed and keeping your plants healthy from gardeners all over the UK. Sudocrem will also be donating one hundred growing kits to families all over the UK to kick-start their growing projects.

Right now, there arearound 5 million children under the age of 10who need activities to get them through the next few months,” says Alice Bamford, Sudocrem brand manager. “At Sudocrem, we want to give families a hand as best we can.”

Soothing Those Hands

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Gardening can be harsh on delicate skin, as every gardener knows. From contact with cold water when watering the plants, digging in the mud for weeds. Planting new seeds and planters, using tools – it’s a hands-on activity. Even standing outside in the sun can cause damage and dryness to the face and neck. Then there’s getting pricked by rose thorns, stung by nettles and insects, scraped knees….

Gardener’s new best friend comes in the pocket-sized form of My Little Sudocrem, the Swiss army-knife of soothing skincare products. Loved by everyone from babies to teenagers, runners to cyclists, mountaineers to gardeners and anyone in between.

The Giveaway

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Hopeful gardeners can enter a competition to win one of 3 gardening goody bags HERE. Prizes include an inside and an outside gardening kit. Please see below for details of full prize contents.

And for an extra chance to win £100 of garden centre vouchers, upload a photo of your garden and tag @Sudocrem, #BackToTheGarden & #SudocremBTTGcomp on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to enter. Terms and Conditions apply. See below on how to enter

Sudocrem Back To The Garden

Back To The Garden With Sudocrem

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I am Sam and owner of StressedMum, I hope you enjoyed reading my latest post, I always love to read comments from my readers

216 Comments

  • Sheri Darby
    15th May 2020 at 9:02 pm

    I used to grow radishes and cornflowers

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  • A.E. ADKINS
    15th May 2020 at 10:23 pm

    I used to grow radishes and salad leaves, I was excellent at harvesting raspberries, strawberries and rhubarb tho’

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  • Gill Mitchell
    15th May 2020 at 11:05 pm

    I remember growing sunflowers 😀 I haven’t tried them with my kids yet though.

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  • Claire W
    15th May 2020 at 11:29 pm

    I remember growing cress and grass seeds heads.

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  • Patricia Barrett
    16th May 2020 at 12:47 am

    Potatoes, Tomatoes, Green Beans

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  • Cathryn Crawshaw
    16th May 2020 at 7:01 am

    strawberries and peas

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  • Claire Appleton
    16th May 2020 at 9:52 am

    I remember growing a Sunflower in my grandmas garden & it really over towered my brothers, I was so proud of that haha 🙂

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  • jamie piper
    16th May 2020 at 10:02 am

    passing the time in the garden with the kids!

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  • tricia cowell
    16th May 2020 at 10:23 am

    I remember growing tomatoes

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  • Christine Taylor
    16th May 2020 at 10:56 am

    We grew carrots and potatoes when I was growing up, my Dad was very good at gardening x

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  • Ruth lee
    16th May 2020 at 12:11 pm

    strawberries

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  • Victoria Easton
    16th May 2020 at 12:15 pm

    I had a little allotment of my own for onions potatoes cabbage etc, I planted a bramble that is still there over 30 years later! My parents still enjoy the blackberries!

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  • Carly Belsey
    16th May 2020 at 1:56 pm

    My grandad used to grow tomato plants and I used to help him look after them in his little greenhouse.

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  • Joanne Hall
    16th May 2020 at 2:58 pm

    I use to grow cress

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  • Amanda Baggott
    16th May 2020 at 4:37 pm

    I used to grow sunflowers and cress 🙂

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  • Allan Fullarton
    16th May 2020 at 5:18 pm

    Lots of tomato’s – yummy!

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  • Jenny Jones
    16th May 2020 at 5:27 pm

    we used to grow tomatoes in our front porch as it used to get the sun on it perfectly

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  • claire Little
    16th May 2020 at 6:38 pm

    cress

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  • terri dudey
    16th May 2020 at 8:02 pm

    Me and my grandad always grew strawberries ad sunflowers and till this day he always plants 3 sunflowers for my children to grow xx

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  • Chirag Patel
    16th May 2020 at 9:44 pm

    strawberries and watercress

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  • Naomi Buchan
    16th May 2020 at 10:05 pm

    I didnt! Complete inner city childhood x

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  • Ian Yates
    16th May 2020 at 10:57 pm

    I didn’t get much beyond mustard and cress I’m afraid. Anyway, I have a second childhood to fill…..

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  • Theresa Thomas
    16th May 2020 at 11:20 pm

    My family used to grow loads of veg as a child. I can remember growing carrots, and remember how they tasted so much nicer than shop bought ones

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  • Danielle Pooley
    17th May 2020 at 7:12 am

    I used to grew sunflowers, they have always been my favourite flower

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  • Donna W
    17th May 2020 at 10:27 am

    I used to spend hours with my dad at the allotment growing every fruit and vegetable you could think of that would grow here.

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  • Elaine Stokes
    17th May 2020 at 11:13 am

    carrots, sunflowers, sweet peas, sweetcorn…….. anything that there was seeds for

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  • Karen Barrett
    17th May 2020 at 11:16 am

    Cress in eggshells and beans in a jam jar

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  • Adrian Bold
    17th May 2020 at 12:01 pm

    We used to have a vegetable plot so grew all sorts (potatoes, carrots, tomatoes etc)

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  • Leslie Evans
    17th May 2020 at 12:29 pm

    Potato’s

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  • Lorraine
    17th May 2020 at 12:34 pm

    I used to help my mum grow her veg and fruit. I remember endless days spent shelling peas and topping and tailing gooseberries

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  • Sheena Read
    17th May 2020 at 12:50 pm

    First plants were geraniums grown on my bedroom widowsill

    Reply
  • Corinne Fisher
    17th May 2020 at 2:04 pm

    My parents had an allotment so we used to grow pretty much all our own fruit and veg. Now I’ve refenced my garden, I’m going to start a veg patch and herb garden of my own.

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  • Emma
    17th May 2020 at 2:16 pm

    Cress, wildflowers, tomatoes

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  • Tracy B
    17th May 2020 at 2:19 pm

    Lettuces, was very proud of my lettuces

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  • Cath Joyce
    17th May 2020 at 3:23 pm

    Carrots, strawberries and rhubarb

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  • sharon martin
    17th May 2020 at 3:26 pm

    sunflowers

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  • Orange23
    17th May 2020 at 4:17 pm

    Sunflowers and cress

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  • laura stewart
    17th May 2020 at 4:39 pm

    strawberrys xx

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  • Claire Nelson
    17th May 2020 at 6:40 pm

    Tomatoes

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  • toni pearson
    17th May 2020 at 6:48 pm

    sunflowers and strawberries

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  • Rachel B
    17th May 2020 at 7:00 pm

    I used to grow sunflowers, rhubarb and mint as a child

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  • Zoe Trelfa-Porter
    17th May 2020 at 7:06 pm

    Sunflowers and strawberries

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  • Dell
    17th May 2020 at 7:46 pm

    I grew lettuce and carrots & rhubarb with my grandparents, loved picking off a Rhubarb getting a bowl of sugar and dipping it in and eating it, can hear my nan now saying you will get tummy ache eating like that.

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  • Nuala
    17th May 2020 at 9:12 pm

    I loved the Strawberries my dad used to grow when I grew up

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  • Laura Whittle
    17th May 2020 at 9:28 pm

    I used to grow sunflowers and herbs x

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  • Tracey Hallmark
    17th May 2020 at 9:36 pm

    I used to love growing peas with my Grandad but they never made it to the dinner table because we used to eat them straight from the pods as soon as they were ripe

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  • Amy Jo
    17th May 2020 at 10:42 pm

    Sunflowers! I want to grow some again this year.

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  • Amanda tanner
    17th May 2020 at 10:58 pm

    Sunflowers and cress probably the 2 easiest things to grow, I’m actually growing some sunflowers now

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  • Darren Bourne
    17th May 2020 at 11:30 pm

    A few things including Gooseberries, rhubarb and runnerbeans with my Dad.

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