Grow Your Own Blueberries and Delight in a Homemade Blueberry Pie!

Are you a fan of sweet and tangy blueberries? Imagine plucking fresh blue beauties straight from your own garden and transforming them into a delectable homemade blueberry pie. Well, with just a load of effort and this here recipe, you can enjoy the satisfaction of growing and baking with your own homegrown blueberries into homemade… Continue reading Grow Your Own Blueberries and Delight in a Homemade Blueberry Pie!

July is Still a Nesting Month for Many Birds

We can all keep our eyes out for bird nests in our gardens’ hedgerows, shrubs, and trees: especially when trimming & pruning them! According to RSPB guidelines, the main months of birds nesting in the UK are March to August inclusive, so we always check thoroughly for nests before hacking back any of our shrubbery,… Continue reading July is Still a Nesting Month for Many Birds

Raspberry Bakewell Recipe

Mini Raspberry Bakewells

Indulge in the delectable world of Raspberry Bakewells with our irresistible recipe. Picture this: plump and juicy raspberries, bursting with sweet-tart goodness, nestled within a buttery pastry shell and crowned with a luscious almond filling. What makes any Raspberry Bakewell recipe even more delightful is using your own homegrown raspberries, freshly picked from your very… Continue reading Raspberry Bakewell Recipe

Cheese and herb aigrettes

These miniature savoury doughnuts make a lovely canapé served with a glass of fizz, perhaps at a coronation celebration, or indeed if you want to mark National Doughnut Week which also falls this month (20-28th May). They’re a fun way of using fresh herbs in your cooking too. If you have one of those new-fangled… Continue reading Cheese and herb aigrettes

6 Common Bay Tree Problems & Solutions

Broadly speaking, bay laurel (Laurus nobilis) is an easygoing evergreen tree that should give many years of pleasure in your garden. No tree or plant is ever entirely maintenance free, however, and it’s worth knowing about the handful or so of common problems that can affect bay trees so you can deal with them effectively… Continue reading 6 Common Bay Tree Problems & Solutions

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