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Day 72 - March 13th - Raised Results

I have turned the raw materials (decking and a fence post) that I bought a while back into a replacement raised bed.  I’m very happy with the result and while at close inspection it shows that it is home made, when it is sitting at the bottom of the garden, even from the mid level it will look as good as anything else that’s there.  58 more words


Day 63 - 4th March - Seeding the future

Just because it’s been cold outside, preparation for the coming year in the vegetable garden continues. Part of that has been buying my potatoes for planting in a few weeks time.  31 more words


Day 56 - 25th February - Raw Materials

Having replaced 2 of the 3 rotting sleeper based raised beds that I have, I decided that I would have a go at building one myself as it would be cheaper.  74 more words


Day 53 - 22nd February - In with the new

This is what has replaced the sleeper based raised bed.  It’s roughly the same size (maybe a little bit smaller) in terms of content, but as can be seen, the border itself is not as wide.  54 more words


Mexican Dark Chocolate Sauce

Not all chocolate sauces are created equal… have you ever checked the ingredients on a store bought version? This takes about 5 minutes to throw together and the taste yield is so much more than amazing! 219 more words

Day 49 - 18th February - Out with the old

I’m slowly revamping the vegetable area with some newer raised beds.  These ‘sleepers’ are from the original raised bed that I created over 10 years ago.  56 more words


Shape the future of food in Scotland

Food and drinks – their composition, the way in which we eat them, the way they are processed, the food patterns we consume are important for cancer prevention. 438 more words