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Monthly Archives: July, 2014

Investigating options on the plot!

This year we’ve been very keen on increasing the produce from our allotment. One key aspect of this has been to ensure that we can cook more complete meals. It … Continue reading

July 31, 2014 · 14 Comments

What’s new on the Plot: saving seed!

This year, in part because of the blogging incentive, I’ve tried to do some new things on the allotment. We’ve been growing vegetables etc for around eight years. Every year … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · 5 Comments

Unnecessary waste

A few weeks ago I wrote about tea. It was simply the issue of packaging that could be avoided. But that’s not the only example we encounter. Sugar is another … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · 19 Comments

Bee Spotlight

When I write about the chickens, I feel bad for the veggies. When I write about the garden I feel bad about the bees. It’s been a while so I … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · 7 Comments

Reduce, reuse, recycle! Jars!

So it happens to all of us. One wrong move and a glass hits the tiled kitchen floor. Thousands of tiny shards spreading out into the space. When you sweep … Continue reading

July 27, 2014 · 24 Comments

Dirty Secret Update!

A few weeks ago I wrote a post about a new habit I had started. I decided to give up using shampoo. So now it’s about fifteen weeks since I … Continue reading

July 26, 2014 · 19 Comments

Drumroll…. Stuffed Courgette Flowers

When we started the allotment another big goal was courgette flowers. In a cook book, Cafe Paradiso, from Denis Cotter which is one of our best books, he said something … Continue reading

July 25, 2014 · 12 Comments

Cycle tracks

Holland is well known for the bicycle. It is an integral part of the way the place functions. The bicycle is included carefully in access and development whenever a new … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · 14 Comments

Tuesday Terrific Trials: Industrious

This week’s trial spike to me immediately. While Preeti’s challenges over the past couple of weeks gave had me scratching my head to find an image idea that fits with … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · 15 Comments

Reuse that envelope!

I featured an office redirect envelope recently and then in the comments I had a conversation about recycling tools that aren’t a major thing to use. I have a pack … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · 9 Comments

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