Tag - allotment

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7 Fun Allotment Projects to Do with Kids This Summer

Balancing an allotment with busy family life can be a challenge at the best of times, but as the summer holidays approach it can be even harder to carve out the time needed to keep on top of all that weeding and planting. Don’t despair though, you can kill two birds with one stone (not literally, obviously) by putting your tireless tykes to work in the garden. Not only will it get them plenty of fresh air, but they’re bound [...]

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10 Delicious Vegetables Which Will Survive the Winter

Just because the nights are getting shorter and frost is starting to cover your windscreen in the morning, the fast-approaching winter does not mean that your gardening endeavours need to stop and your veggie patch should be abandoned. The back-garden veg can still bloom and blossom throughout the winter months – packing your plate with home-grown treats. Here, we suggest 10 different veg you can grow over the winter months. (more…)


Chatting Cider with Two Thirsty Gardeners

We recently met up with the guys from Two Thirsty Gardeners, Rich and Nick, to discuss our joint love of gardening. As their focus is largely growing fruits and flowers to turn into alcoholic beverages, and because the summer is well on its way, we decided to ask them a few questions about our favourite sun-kissed tipple – cider. What inspired your love of the outdoors, gardening and cider? We both grew up in villages spending a lot of time outside [...]