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Fruit trees and bushes workshop - a whirlwind tour

PLANT project information and carbon footprint goals

Post-lecture study

We welcome all participants!

Chatting with tea and cake

Elderberry muffins

Fruit growing information boards

Attentive audience… 1,811 more words


What? No tumble dryer?

I have no tumble dryer – too expensive to run, I have nowhere to put one, and they aren’t very environmentally friendly in my view. However, I HATE having laundry drying all over the house, especially as the kitten sees the clothes horse as her personal climbing frame and it all ends up all over the floor anyway!! 324 more words

General And Rants

A Tomato Story

Tomatoes are probably one of the foods I buy most often. My post for Crudaiola is one of the most viewed on this blog so I assume lots of you adore them as much as I do. 879 more words


Links to Inspire

A couple of things across the world wide web that have inspired me this week.

Wilderness Festival

From paddleboard yoga, wild swimming and cookery classes to basket weaving, foraging and arts and current affairs talks, Wilderness Festival sounds like the perfect weekend getaway! 297 more words


What to do with a tomato glut

We’re coming towards the end of summer and the tomato season is really taking off. The ripe red, orange and yellow fruits are a reminder to me to make the most of the summer while it’s still here; like planning more simple suppers for us to eat al-fresco in the garden, making my own ice cream, hiring a bicycle for a day or finally going on that camping trip to the seaside. 266 more words


Growing your own

Gardening – specifically, growing edible crops – can be a very useful tool in enabling a benzoate-intolerant person to have as wide a variety of fruit and veg as possible. 625 more words

Benzoate Allergy

The benefits of growing veggies, vertically!

If you’re keen to grow your own veggies, having a small garden shouldn’t mean you’re limited to a small amount of produce.  All you need is some space on a patio, decking area or small patch of grass, and to think about growing… 238 more words