Everything you need to know about the gardening subscription boxes by Mud & Bloom

August 10, 2018 admin 0

Subscriptions boxes are becoming so popular, a monthly treat to look forward to, either for yourself or gifted to someone else. There are subscription boxes full of makeup, boxes that focus on your tipple of choice and even boxes for the dog. Just like most new ideas the ones that are aimed at children are the most popular especially if they incorporate an element of education as well as plenty of fun and in our […]

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Mushroom growing with Grocycle

September 23, 2016 admin 1

I try and do new and engaging activities with the boys as often as I can. Activities that are fun but also have some sort of educational value, such as the Heinz tomato growing challenge. The boys and I had fun planting them and  checking on them daily but alas our desire, enthusiasm and willingness to grow food can only take us so far and once our tomatoes grew two inches they stopped and we […]

Grow your own tomatoes with Heinz

June 27, 2016 admin 0

In a bid to raise awareness about the benefits of growing your own vegetables and trying to encourage the nation to  get involved, Heinz have produced some beautiful pop up gardens across the country. As a thank you for writing about the gardens the wonderful people at Heinz sent me a pair of  gardening gloves (or at least two left hands) and some packets of tomato seeds to grow with my boys. My boys, like […]

Could Heinz tomato sauce be about to make my dream a reality?

April 15, 2016 admin 1

I have always dreamt of living off the land, growing my own vegetables and keeping a couple of chickens to lay fresh eggs for breakfast every morning. The idea of my two boys growing up to be self sufficient, green fingered and lovers of vegetables was my idea of the perfect family, all working together on the allotment in peace and harmony. Luckily I woke up before I moved us all to the country and […]