Do you want to keep your herbs coming for longer?

I learnt this top tip off my mum today: cut off the flowers and the plant will bush out and last longer 😍 🌱 The girls love picking all of the leaves off when we’re cooking. #herbs #freshherbs #doubleyummy

Making your new potatoes last longer 🥔

Our first new potatoes of the season 😍 B loved helping harvest – she brought the bucket up, carefully took the potatoes from the veg bed & washed them in the bucket ready to be cooked. B is never more content than when she’s helping. We only have a few

Grow your own

Growing your own is such a great way to inspire children (& adults!) to get more from their food & to try new things. We have a out of hand parsley bush in the greenhouse which I planted a few years ago as a companion plant for the veggies in

Struggling to get your little ones to try new foods?

Pick up some veggie plants and get your children to help plant and look after them. You don’t need to have lots of space. Cherry tomatoes as a windowsill plant, strawberries in a pot or courgette in a grow bag all work well for small spaces. Maybe even start smaller

Aren’t raspberries great?!

Providing 1/3 of your daily Vitamin C requirements, 1/4 of your daily fibre requirements and only 43kcal per portion (80g) aren’t raspberries great?! (Figures for adults)Because of their high water content berries are a particularly low energy density food.  The range of raspberry varieties means that they are one of

Healthier raw or cooked?

After dinner treat: Yellow tomatoes from the greenhouse. So sweet and delicious they’re like a pudding (well nearly 😂)! There’s nothing like eating in season 😍🍅  Typically the closer that you eat fruits and veg from the time / day that they’re picked the higher the concentration of vitamins and

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