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If the thought of greyish, mushy boiled turnip makes your stomach turn, then read again and see if you can gain a greater appreciation for the tastiness of the humble turnip. According to wikipedia...
People in rental properties are often confounded intially by the idea of gardening. What about when I move? What if I'm not allowed? What is the point? In simple terms, by growing as many...
Today dear readers, is the 2nd day of spring! Woo! Stay tuned for recipes using spring vegetables. I hope you have enjoyed the recipes as much as I have :-) I've not tried watercress recipes...
A Zucchini
In our garden we have an over abundance of zucchinis growing! They're easy to grow and great for swapping, baking and making into soups and fritters. Here's one of my favourite ways of using...
I tried making jam last night with a different recipe and ended up with a rather toffee like peach concoction. I did some internet research and here's my favourite recipe. I like it as it doesn...
We had friends over for lunch on saturday and one bought a big bag of home grown vegetables including some rather wonderful kale. I put some in a veggie thai green curry with tofu but cooked the rest...
This week I wanted to dedicate to tyres. Yes, tyres. Now, I don't actually own any besides the ones on my bike. But when I was a kid, tyre planters and decoration were a proud possession of any...
I've never been much of a fan of raw carrots I must confess. Carrot juice even less so. But baked carrots are definitely the bomb! Baked Carrots Ingredients : 4 cups of carrots, sliced....
I was excited to see this living wreath on Design Sponge this week. It looks pretty easy according to the tutorial but I'm going to amend a current wreath I have rather than buy any materials. I...
I found this tutorial and it instantly appealed as it adhere to our ethos of mending things instead of throwing out/recycling and buying a replacement product. I've various friends who've...