raised beb no dig
There is a lot of healthy discussion which surrounds the planning of vegetable garden beds: to dig or not to dig, that is the question! One of the best things about gardening is that you can start with just about nothing and end up with something beautiful, fulfilling or successful or if you're blessed...
jam and jelly making
Spread the love! Traditional rhubarb jam recipes for all. Firstly for the best flavours and care of your rhubarb plant - make sure you harvest your rhubarb before Summer. AND before making rhubarb jam, make sure you cut the green leaves off (duh! Obviously - they are toxic!), cut the rhubarb into inch chunks...
how to grow peas
Growing Peas - they're an important crop and one of the easiest of all vegetables to propagate and grow. There is a good reason why parents encourage kids to eat more green peas. They have many essential vitamins and minerals that the growing bodies need. Peas (Pisum sativum) common names include garden pea,...
how to grow potatoes
What You Need to Know About Growing Potatoes Growing your own potatoes is incredibly satisfying, and you don't need a huge garden either. Potatoes are herbaceous plants of the nightshade family. Potato originates from South America and was introduced to Europe in 16th century. Potatoes are a rich source of carbs (starch), vitamins C...
eat your greens
'Eat Your Greens' is the war cry shouted across tables of many family dinners We don't want our children to end up living on convenience foods, snacks and chips – partly because it is bad for them, but more pressingly, because it is bad for us. If we're honest with ourselves on the inside...
chocolate biscuit
Simple wholesome chocolate biscuits recipe Try this basic recipe for fail-safe chocolate biscuits every time. Make a batch of chocolate chip cookies for an emotional pick up, get the kids to help for added success, adapt it to include fruit or almost any other goodies in the pantry. Ground almonds are...
Have you ever seen a white peacock? This video is the first time I ever saw a white peacock, I captured this beauty at an Estate in Scotland last year. He was absolutely stunning, unfortunatly for this poor fellow the indifferent ladies didn't appreciate his beauty as much as I did.
VE Day is a national holiday in many countries. It commemorates the day the Allies formally accepted the unconditional surrender of the armed forces of Nazi Germany. Queen Elizabeth II has delivered a speech on the 75th anniversary of VE Day from Windsor Castle, her second address to the nation during the coronavirus lockdown.
paper mache bowls
How to make professional paper mache sculptures for your home Papier-mâché, or what's more commonly reffered to as paper mache, is the perfect activity for kids and grown-ups! Prounanced Papier-mâché (pap-yay mash-ay) or paper mâché (paper mash-ay). You can make all sorts of wonderful art projects for your home with paper mache: pinatas, masks,...
cherry jam recipe
How to make traditional cherry jam, this really is the easiest recipe you'll find anywhere Delicious super easy homemade Cherry Jam. This simple, soft set Cherry Jam is made with just 3 ingredients and there's no need to add pectin. CHERRY JAM6 lb. morello cherries1 pint red currant juice6 lb. sugar