Gardening

We know how gardening helps people to feel calm, connected to nature and in control of their environment. So we encourage you to do whatever “greening” you can in your own space. Our partners at the Royal Botanic Gardens’ Community Greening program are running a “Virtual” Community Greening Challenge to inspire you. You can enter any project that has a link with nature.

If you don’t have any garden space, use your imagination to create a recipe using fresh ingredients, or weave a nature theme into an artwork, a craft piece, a knitted, woven or embroidered item or even a poem or story. The challenge is open to all gardeners associated with the Community Greening program and there will be prizes and certificates for the winners. There is no limit to the number and type of entries and no deadline for entries as yet.

Once you are registered you can share stories and photos of your project in the group and connect with other green-thumbs online.

For more information about the program or to register, join the Community Greening NSW group page https://bit.ly/3bKppHj and speak to one of the staff members.

Art and Craft

If you are not used to spending a lot of time at home and you find you don’t know what to do, you could start a craft project, do a puzzle, or try an online course. But don’t put pressure on yourself to perform, especially if you are caring for children or other dependents.

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