Strawberries - Sweet Success

Strawberries – Sweet Success

With spring around the corner there’s no better time to make plans for a haul of sweet and succulent #strawberries. #BenedictVanheems recommends his favourite varieties and creates a strawberry bed It’s almost the start of another promising growing season. If there’s one way to bring on the excitement of summer plenty it’s to make preparations for that best-loved of home-grown…
Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

#Carrotcake Simple to make, yet worthy of a gold star, this carrot cake really is a winner in the afternoon tea department. Rich, moist and flavourful, it’s an all-round favourite. Serves 8 • 155ml (5½fl oz) sunflower oil, plus extra for greasing • 230g (8oz) self-raising flour • 1 tsp baking powder • 2 tsp ground cinnamon • 1 tsp…
MyGardenSchool launches Christmas competition

MyGardenSchool launches Christmas competition

#MyGardenSchool, the world’s first virtual horticulture school, has announced a Christmas competition entitling winners to a free four-week virtual course. This virtual school recently launched Sally Nex’s Advanced Vegetable Gardening and Self Sufficiency, and other courses such as Edible Gardening Made Easy and Organic Gardening. The MyGardenSchool Mystery Christmas Flower competition runs each week for four weeks. Every Monday a…