Hygge

                                                                                                             HYGGE - Danish for enjoying the simple things in life.


Pumpkin or Squash Soup

Pumpkin or Squash Soup - with extra Hygge


Conserve bees in your garden

Help conserve bees in your garden with a Beehive Bee House


How to plant a hanging basket

How to plant a hanging basket

The Indoor Garden

Top tips for beautiful and healthy indoor plants

Sowing Delphinium Seed Collected From The Garden

Here's a blow by blow account of our current experiment to bulk up our Delphinium stocks by growing new plants from seed collected from our one remaining plant. Keep watching for a regular progress report with no pucnhes pulled.


Sloe Wine


Baked Quince & Apple Crumble

The prize that Paris awarded Aphrodite (thus indirectly sparking off the Trojan Wars) was probably a quince and "golden apples" in the Song of Solomon was probably also a reference to quince. It is a fruit widely used in the Middle East especially with pork and as Membrillo it is eaten with Manchego cheese in Spain (this we strongly recommend from lots of personal experience!).
 


Chinese Style

Crispy Stir Fry Crambe Maritima


Assembling and Fitting Garden Arches

Tips on siting and assembling a garden rose arch.


Lemon curd ice cream - with meringue

A sumptuous combination of tangy lemon and sweet, crunchy meringue.

Lemon Curd

Make your own zesty lemon curd and then use it in these easy to follow recipes.


Every Garden Shed Needs a Potting Bench

Fabulous space saving potting bench and stool, designed to help you keep your work space tidy.


Making The Most Of A Soggy Summer

Quintessentially British tea on the lawn despite the unreliable weather - make the most of summer and grab every opportunity to be outdoors.

Baked Alaska

A simply delicious combination of hot and cold in this spectacular ice cream cake.

Sloe Gin

A sure fire recipe for turning sour sloes into a delicious and warming liqueur.

Preparing To Sell Your House

Before they can move most home owners need to sell their own property and in a falling market that can be quite a challenge. You need to give yourself every advantage - read on to discover more!


Sedum the new alternative to grass?

Exploring the benefits of sedums as a green alternative to grass and wild flower meadows, especially for green roofs.

Achocha Curry

Cooking with Achocha, a classic curry recipe for this easy to grow climber that looks like a short hooked cucumber.


Hygge

                                                                                                             HYGGE - Danish for enjoying the simple things in life.


Pumpkin or Squash Soup

Pumpkin or Squash Soup - with extra Hygge


Conserve bees in your garden

Help conserve bees in your garden with a Beehive Bee House


How to plant a hanging basket

How to plant a hanging basket

The Indoor Garden

Top tips for beautiful and healthy indoor plants

Sowing Delphinium Seed Collected From The Garden

Here's a blow by blow account of our current experiment to bulk up our Delphinium stocks by growing new plants from seed collected from our one remaining plant. Keep watching for a regular progress report with no pucnhes pulled.


Sloe Wine


Baked Quince & Apple Crumble

The prize that Paris awarded Aphrodite (thus indirectly sparking off the Trojan Wars) was probably a quince and "golden apples" in the Song of Solomon was probably also a reference to quince. It is a fruit widely used in the Middle East especially with pork and as Membrillo it is eaten with Manchego cheese in Spain (this we strongly recommend from lots of personal experience!).
 


Chinese Style

Crispy Stir Fry Crambe Maritima


Assembling and Fitting Garden Arches

Tips on siting and assembling a garden rose arch.


Lemon curd ice cream - with meringue

A sumptuous combination of tangy lemon and sweet, crunchy meringue.

Lemon Curd

Make your own zesty lemon curd and then use it in these easy to follow recipes.


Every Garden Shed Needs a Potting Bench

Fabulous space saving potting bench and stool, designed to help you keep your work space tidy.


Making The Most Of A Soggy Summer

Quintessentially British tea on the lawn despite the unreliable weather - make the most of summer and grab every opportunity to be outdoors.

Baked Alaska

A simply delicious combination of hot and cold in this spectacular ice cream cake.

Sloe Gin

A sure fire recipe for turning sour sloes into a delicious and warming liqueur.

Preparing To Sell Your House

Before they can move most home owners need to sell their own property and in a falling market that can be quite a challenge. You need to give yourself every advantage - read on to discover more!


Sedum the new alternative to grass?

Exploring the benefits of sedums as a green alternative to grass and wild flower meadows, especially for green roofs.

Achocha Curry

Cooking with Achocha, a classic curry recipe for this easy to grow climber that looks like a short hooked cucumber.