Caring for your garden tools

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Caring for your garden tools

Posted 04 / 01 / 2019

When we purchase things for our home, we want to make sure that the items look and behave their best for as long as possible. We’ll do things to maintain their good condition, and take some pride in them – so why not take the same care with the garden tools we invest such a […]

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The best veggie stuffing recipe

Posted 19 / 12 / 2018

Whenever I tuck into a roast dinner, I’m always struck by how the best bits (for me anyway) tend to be the trimmings. I’m a sucker for cauliflower cheese, a good roast potato and of course, a well-made stuffing. My recipe for this herby, hearty and deliciously moist accompaniment is a delight to make, as […]

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Plants as presents

Posted 12 / 12 / 2018

When you give a plant, you give the gift of love! Plants take time to grow and nurture, so it shows the recipient that you’ve thought about them well in advance. Here are a couple of gift ideas that are cheap and easy, and make wonderful presents all year round. Propagating your own plants might […]

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Hearty chestnut risotto

Posted 28 / 11 / 2018

Risotto is one of my favourite easy, hearty meals to cook. They tend to take just one pan, so there’s minimum cleanup, and once the ingredients are prepared you can really just leave them simmering. It’s lovely in that the bare bones of the dish are really simple, and you can tweak recipes as you […]

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Caring for winter wildlife

Posted 13 / 11 / 2018

Winter is hard on the garden, and it’s hard on our furry and feathered friends too. Food and fresh water are scarce, and staying warm is a constant challenge for birds and animals in the winter. The good news is, you can help! With just a couple of forward-thinking garden adjustments, you can welcome wildlife […]

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Growing your own mushrooms

Posted 23 / 10 / 2018

If you’re anything like me, you’ll know how much pleasure there is to be had in harvesting, cooking and eating produce you’ve nurtured by hand. It can be a brilliant family activity that gives you a real sense of achievement – whilst sating your appetite at the same time! I absolutely love it. Growing your […]

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