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Three Recipes for Blackberry Season

Autumn Recipes Summer

Three Recipes for Blackberry Season

As this year's blackberries appear in the hedgerows it's time to find some alternatives to the ubiquitous crumble. A delicious ripe blackberry should be shiny, plump and black. Remember to avoid picking blackberries on main roads and those close to the ground. Wash them well, just before using.

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Pretty Petal Ice Cubes

Kids Recipes Summer

Pretty Petal Ice Cubes

Impress your family with these incredible ice cubes! Did you know that there are a lot of flowers in your garden that you can eat? But be careful because there are a lot that taste horrible and can make you ill too.  You must be sure that no one has sprayed nasty chemicals on them either. Always check with an adult but have a look for these flowers in your garden. Download our worksheet! How to make pretty petal ice cubes The Best Edible Flowers for Your Pretty Petal Ice Cubes Rose petals are beautiful and delicious. They come in...

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Why we love lavender

Summer

Why we love lavender

There are few plants we love as much as lavender.  It suits almost every type of garden and has a timeless elegance that can’t be matched. It is as much at home in an urban courtyard in London as it is in the fields of Provence. Whether you have a windowsill or a country estate there is a lavender for you.

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