Tag Archives: #SoupShare

How gardening can make you feel free

Today is world mental health day and there’s stacks of info out there about the benefits gardening can have on your wellbeing. I wrote this blog 2 years ago, about how gardening makes me feel free and how it can … Continue reading

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Leaves are falling, autumn is calling

Autumn, a time for crisp walks, admiring the beautiful changing landscape, kicking leaves and home to Mum’s soup. We’ve had a right mixed bag of weather recently; it was shorts & t shirt for an autumn day at Chatsworth, a … Continue reading

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The winter weather has wiped me out !

I’ve had the dreaded winter bug this week and it totally wiped me out. All I can say is, thank heavens for Grandmas, books, scrabble and Dr Who on iPlayer! Today though, I nipped outside to water my carnivorous plants … Continue reading

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The 12 Days Of Harvest – Merry Christmas Green Fingered Fans

Well, Green Fingered Fans, it’s been an interesting year for us gardeners. With not one, but 2 blasts from the Beast from the East and then a few months later the garden was torched, with a hot, dry summer. As … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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What a souper Harvest Festival !

Today (8th October) I took part in Operation Farm’s Harvest Festival, serving soup to celebrate the RHS Campaign for School Gardening’s 10th Birthday and it was #souper!

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