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Garden geek bliss

I suspect I’m far too excited about the link I’ve just discovered to the Grow Your Own Show but really: raised bed seminars; bee-keeping for beginners; hen-wrangling (OK, poultry and pig keeping); and a Gardeners’ Question Time gardener too. My idea of bliss – particularly when they’ve got a discount running, so you can get […]

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Discount veg plants from Urban Allotments

The lovely people at Urban Allotments have set up a special offer on all veg plants today, including the rainbow chard pictured above, and some interesting-looking wooden beetroot plugs (I hate beetroot but wooden plugs are an interesting concept). Get 25% off by quoting the code UA010 at the check out – perfect for getting […]

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Garden bargains galore (and free wine)

One of the joys of gardening is all the lovely shopping opportunities it opens up (yes, I do tend to make as much as I can for the garden because it’s more eco and there’s something rather joyful about repurposing things you’d otherwise throw away, but garden centres hold a mystical allure. Maybe it’s because […]

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Grow your own cocktails #2: Mojitos

After posting my Grow Your Own Cocktails piece, I was sent a link to this fab Mojito kit that contains all you need to grow and make fresh Mojitos (oh, for a cachaca plant). Better yet, the lovely PR has sorted out a 10% discount on anything from the website, which also includes jam making […]

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Urban gardening discounts

Living Social has an offer today for 50% off at UrbanAllotments.com (capped at £30-worth of products for £15) I’d never encountered this site before but love the idea of these fill-your-own teabags for making herb teas (I’ve realised that the ‘eat’ element of this blog is going to be a tad limited for a few weeks because […]

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