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Runner Bean Growth Measurement

This year to keep the children busy and inline with KS1 & KS2 learning objectives we are growing runner beans and measuring the height and yield and using technology to record the results.

Click here for our Runner Bean Growth Stats 2019 page.

Recent blogs full of family-friendly ideas for days out & things to do with your family.

Allotment cobbler – Vegan Recipe

By Katy Beskow, from 15 Minute Vegan Comfort Food by Katy Beskow (Quadrille, £15) Photography © Dan Jones Serves 4 Carbon emissions: 0.63kg per serving Homemade meat-free comfort food at its best. Ingredients For the scone-dumplings 160g self-raising flour, plus extra...

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Gardeners’ World June 8th 2018 #GardenersWorld

It is warm enough for all the tender plants to go out into the garden now and at Longmeadow, Monty finds places in his borders for bananas and dahlias, whilst in the vegetable garden, courgettes and tomatoes are planted out. We pay a visit to the RHS Chatsworth show...

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Aubergine, olive and butter bean cassoulet Recipe (Vegan)

By Katy Beskow, from 15 Minute Vegan Comfort Food by Katy Beskow (Quadrille, £15) Photography © Dan Jones Serves 4 Carbon emissions: 0.55kg per serving Aubergine soaks up the wonderful flavours of oregano and cinnamon in this moreish cassoulet. Serve straight to the...

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Herby pea soup

By Katy Beskow, from 15 Minute Vegan Comfort Food by Katy Beskow (Quadrille, £15) Photography © Dan Jones Serves 4 Carbon emissions: 0.56kg per serving This soup is delicious as part of a picnic. Ladle into an insulated flask while hot and swirl over the soya cream...

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Is There a Place for Salt? Notes from BBC Food Programme.

Is There a Place for Salt? The Food Programme from April 23rd 2018 Salt has long been prized, but in recent years it has become, for many, something to be avoided: to reduce or even eliminate. At the same time, there are new salt making businesses popping up all over...

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Our recent gardening blogs and notes and enquiries from Gardeners’ World

Gardeners’ World Notes for March 15th 2019

As spring approaches, it is time to get going with sowing seeds and Monty Don recommends varieties to sow now for months of summer colour. With conifers enjoying a revival, he also plants up a pot to give interest all year round.  Adam Frost is inspired by a...

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Notes from Gardeners’ World March 8th 2019

Winter is over and this week marks the first programme in the 2019 series of Gardeners' World with Monty Don and Carol Klien. This week there’s advice on how to plant spring flowering perennials for instant impact and recommendations for planting bare root roses full...

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Monty Don’s February jobs in the garden.

Even in February, there are lots of jobs to be done in the Garden to prep it for Spring and the year ahead. Monty Don has just published a great little blog full of hints and tips for getting your garden ready for spring, and I highly recommend it. To read Monty's...

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Linda Garrould

High View, Wreningham, Norfolk,
NR16 1BH