Gardens are not only the birthplace of physical nourishment and sustenance, they are also the backdrop for relaxation, inspiration, adventure and meditation. For these reasons, ‘Miraculously Wild,’ a magical short film featuring an endearing woolen ape really resonates with us. Created by filmmakers Emma De Swaef and Marc James Roels of Marc & Emma, ‘The Garden Ape’ was made as a campaign for Natuurepunt to “stimulate people into cultivating more natural and ‘wilder’ gardens.” Wondering how to start fashioning your own garden? See these 8 themed children’s gardens that teach kids how to grow food and revel in nature, and learn how to start a family vegetable garden.

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