A ‘blogging break’, whilst I check out the fabulous flora and fauna of Cyprus

I’ve had a bit of a break from blogging, as we spent the half-term holidays on the wonderful island of Cyprus. It was an incredible holiday, full of the most amazing plants and wildlife.

Just acknowledging that we’ve all wrote this blog – after all, a family holiday, deserves a family blog!

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Go Wild For Worms with my ‘Worms Glorious Worms’ Video

Today is World Earthworm Day, celebrating the importance this wriggly fellow plays in the garden. Over summer, I had a cracking time recording this video with ex-Blue Peter presenter, Barney Harwood. Me and my Mum re-wrote the words to ‘Food Glorious Food’ and approached Barney to film it. We had an hilarious time shooting the film at Hulme Community Garden Centre.

I might be rubbish at singing and dancing, but I’m really good at messing about and having a laugh!

With the help of The Wildlife Trust, RHS and for kids, the RHS Campaign for School Gardens, Wild About Gardens are ‘going wild for worms’ this year, check out their website for more info

I’ll be posting a longer blog about the humble earthworm soon, but in the meantime I hope you enjoyed my video; please like, share and comment, it means a lot !

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Autumn update from my home garden

I’m writing this blog about my own garden, as the autumn sunshine beams down through the last leaves on the trees.

Whilst there’s still some goodies to harvest in the garden, it’s also time to think ahead, of winter jobs and spring time planting.

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Big Shout Out to the Young Operation Farmers as we prepare for the Big #SoupShare

It’s autumn and the garden is still rewarding us with some lovely veggies, only yesterday I harvested 2 more cobs of corn for my tea.

What better way to use up your seasonal veggies, by making a bowl of delish soup to celebrate the RHS Campaign for School Gardening with their Big Soup Share

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Inspired by Lost Words and Autumn Art this weekend

I’ve made the most of the autumn leaves, the sky, the smell this weekend, by visiting 2 of my favourite places, to experience 2 very different things.

On Friday I went to Hulme Community Garden Centre to watch Lost Words, then I was up and out Saturday morning to visit Yorkshire Sculpture Park for a wonderful autumn walk.

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All the leaves are brown and the sky is grey……

I really love autumn, with the lovely fresh, crisp mornings and the beautiful jewel like colours of the leaves falling from the trees.

It’s also a time to reap the rewards of your garden and celebrate all the effort that you’ve put in throughout the growing year.

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Happy first ‘we gotcha you’ day to my best Buddy

Exactly one year today, we got in the car and set off north to pick up our gorgeous little Cypriot rescue dog, Buddy.

Weighing in at a skinny 8kg, he sat on mine and Grandma’s knee all the way home and instantly I was hooked, he stole my heart and my socks!

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