Growing your own mushrooms

Grow your own

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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Top five easy care tropical houseplants

Posted 24 / 07 / 2018

For me, one of the best bits about heading off on my holidays is the chance to spot all the brand new local flora and fauna. I love checking out colourful lizards, armoured beetles, beautiful birds and especially majestic tropical plants. It’s a lovely reminder of time spent away to bring tropical houseplants into the […]

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Garden jobs for March: sowing hardy veg

Posted 15 / 03 / 2017

Could that be a glimpse of pale sunshine on the horizon, or is it just my wishful thinking? Spring often begins to show signs of raising its head (albeit cautiously) around this time of year, and I’m sure we’re all more than ready for that first daffodil sighting of the year, the bold yellow standing […]

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Toxic houseplants

Posted 17 / 11 / 2016

I’ve already sung the praises of fantastic houseplants in this blog here, so check that out if you’re wanting to get started on maintaining some plants inside your home. It’s important to note, though, that not all plants are as friendly as they appear, and if you share your house with children or animals there […]

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Houseplants in time for Christmas

Posted 06 / 10 / 2016

I spotted some Christmas displays in a shop the other day and thought to myself, ‘already?!’. We’ve only just shut the door on summer, so I do feel a touch guilty writing about the festive season as early as this, but it’s needs must I’m afraid! Today, we’re talking about planting bulbs so they’ll flower […]

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