Home Grown Strawberries

Home Grown Strawberries

I have to be honest our vegetable patch this year has been a bit of a disaster. We really haven’t done that well this year. Most things haven’t grown that well and the few things that have grown don’t seem to be doing that well. 

Vegetable Garden Update

Vegetable Garden Update

Well we have some vegetables! There definitely aren’t as many as we had planted but there are definitely some that have grown. BB is pretty impressed and that is all that matters really. He has strawberries growing, carrots, spring onions, beetroot, cauliflower, beans and sweetcorn, 

Vegetable Garden – Planted

Vegetable Garden – Planted

Finally we have managed to get out in the front garden and have sown the seeds for the vegetable garden. After buying all the trays we actually decided to just risk it and put them all into the ground and hopefully they will grow! We 

Starting Our Vegetable Patch

Starting Our Vegetable Patch

So we have finally worked out where our vegetable patch is going to go and at long last rather than just talking about it we have started to dig it. It’s not a huge vegetable patch, but it is a start. At the moment it 

Growing Our Own

Growing Our Own

I have toyed with growing our own vegetables for quite a few years. We have attempted it a few times. And it is something I have always wanted to do more off but we just haven’t had the space, time or motivation. However right now 

Better Food Shopping

Better Food Shopping

I am really conscious of what we buy in our house, how much packaging is being thrown away and how much food we actually waste. Which can be a lot at different times. I hate all packaging that comes with fruit and veg from the 

Finding Bugs for #30DaysWild

Finding Bugs for #30DaysWild

We have still been plodding along doing our 30 days wild. We certainly haven’t done as many things as I had original hoped as the weather has been hideous. But we have done some walks, feed the ducks, read some wildlife books, watched out for 

30 Days Wild Update

30 Days Wild Update

So we have been doing the 30 Days Wild for the last ten days now and to be honest it has been quite a lot of fun. We haven’t done anything amazing, as I know what I am like and what the boys are like, 

30 Days Wild

30 Days Wild

June is the month for the 30 Days Wild from The Wildlife Trust, where they challenge you to do something wild every day for the month of June. I have to admit we have never done this before. I did sign us up for it 

Saving Our Planet One Straw At A Time

Saving Our Planet One Straw At A Time

BB is very against plastic, he hates plastic and is generally on a plastic crusade in our house. He has all but reduced most of the plastic that he uses in his lunchbox, apart from the box that he uses regularly, but has stopped most