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    Feijoa and Almond Crumble

    The perfect pudding for Mother’s Day! INGREDIENTS 8 large feijoas, depending upon size use more or less 1 Tbsp butter, plus 60g extra for topping 1 Tbsp honey 100ml dessert wine ⅓ cup brown sugar 1 tsp baking powder 40g ground almonds 2 Tbsp crystalised ginger, finely chopped Handful of roasted almonds 60g flour DIRECTIONS …

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    Totally ‘on trend’ right now are succulents and here we’ve combined them with the eye-catching creation of a wall garden. This DIY project is a match made in heaven; succulents are super easy to plant and ideal to grow in pots and planters. And because they store water in their fleshy leaves, stems and roots, …

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    Top Tips for Tip Top Bulbs

    Before you slip into hibernation for the winter, now is the time to get ready for the joy of bringing beautiful bulbs to life in the coming spring. Bulbs can be planted in pots, tubs, or even old boots or wheelbarrows, if you’re feeling creative. Follow our top tips below for spring bulb success!   …

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    How to Grow a Kitchen Garden

    In its simplest form, a kitchen garden produces fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs for delicious and healthy meals. A kitchen garden doesn’t have to be right outside the kitchen door, but the closer it is, the better. Think about it this way: the easier it is for you to get into the garden, the more …

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