Seasonal veg recipe: purple sprouting stir fry

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Seasonal veg recipe: purple sprouting stir fry

Posted 19 / 02 / 2018

In February, lovely purple sprouting broccoli is in season and is being picked and delivered to shops up and down the UK. Broccoli was originally cultivated by the Romans, who used to enjoy it with cumin and coriander seeds, chopped onion and wine. Here I’ve used it in a quick, easy and super-healthy stir fry […]

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Garden jobs for February

Posted 07 / 02 / 2018

On the other side of January, the natural world around is starts to look a bit brighter pretty much immediately. Take a good look around, and you’ll see signs of spring that are bravely blossoming into life everywhere! Tell tale signs include snowdrops nodding away on the verges, birds singing earlier in the mornings, and […]

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Veganuary recipe: One-pot pasta

Posted 16 / 01 / 2018

Veganuary is a great charity that inspires people all over the world to challenge themselves to just eat a vegan diet throughout January – and, if it works out for them, eventually spread into the rest of the year the habit of not eating meat or animal products. Eating a vegan diet is great for […]

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New years resolutions for beginner gardeners

Posted 02 / 01 / 2018

Here we are, in the new year already! I was thinking over the festive season about the challenges that lie ahead for me in the garden this year. What tips would I give to a gardener who’s relatively new to the game?Overall, the most important thing is to enjoy the ride! Nature’s bounties are a […]

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Quick and easy festive finger food recipes

Posted 18 / 12 / 2017

At this time of year it never feels like there’s enough time to get everything done – does anyone else feel like that?! If you’re despairing over some last-minute festive party preparations, you’re probably not alone, and I hope this little collection of quick and easy finger food recipes will help you out. Some of […]

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Five festive foliage home DIY projects

Posted 06 / 12 / 2017

I’ve always sung the praises of plants and greenery indoors, and over the cold, dark winter months I find it especially uplifting to have beautiful plant and flower arrangements in my house. I love to get my whole family involved in creating winter decorations – it’s a great way for us to spend time together, […]

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