DIY your own herbal hanging basket

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DIY your own herbal hanging basket

Posted 08 / 05 / 2019

This particular DIY project is one that’s close to my heart as it combines two of my favourite things: cooking and gardening! This lovely and simple hanging basket will mean you’ve got a pretty, functional and long-lasting garden feature that’s close at hand when you’re ready to season your favourite meals.   Herbs are best […]

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Pickling vegetables: a beginner’s guide

Posted 26 / 03 / 2019

Pickling is one of our oldest methods of preserving food – in the past, it’s been a great way to preserve much-needed vitamins and minerals in food for times of scarcity ahead. In the UK pickled foods are fairly commonplace – whether it’s in the form of a cheese and Branston’s pickle sandwich, a pickled […]

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Creating an alpine scree garden

Posted 12 / 03 / 2019

If you’ve been with me for a while, you won’t have failed to notice what a fan I am of alpine plants. I love to use them in garden design as they’re very low maintenance and look lovely for most of the year. Alpines look great in a range of settings and containers, and I’ve […]

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Veganuary recipe: creamy mushroom spaghetti

Posted 21 / 01 / 2019

When I get home from a long day’s work, I don’t usually want to spend hours on preparing and cleaning up from a large, complicated meal. I look for recipes that can be assembled quickly (under 30 minutes) and with minimal fuss, and this simple spaghetti recipe is a firm favourite. If you’re after warming […]

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Autumn lawn care: my top tips

Posted 19 / 09 / 2018

Summertime is great, nobody would argue with that… would they? Nobody except, perhaps, your lawn. Lack of water and extensive summer use can leave your turf parched, compacted and in need of some serious TLC. It’s natural to expect a bit of die back on your lawn through the colder, darker months, but with a couple […]

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Planting winter bedding in a pot

Posted 05 / 09 / 2018

As gardeners, we need to think ahead to make sure our gardens will look their best all year round. During autumn, we’ll be ‘closing down’ the garden for winter, but this doesn’t necessarily have to mean a bare, grey plot. With a bit of savvy planting now you’ll be able to enjoy colourful blooms through […]

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