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How to Please Yourself While Pleasing the Children Too
2 years ago

How to Please Yourself While Pleasing the Children Too

Please Yourself While Pleasing the Children

This last week I’ve been stepping out into the garden a lot more as the weather has become pleasantly warm. It’s no secret that …
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How to Teach Children the Value of Money
2 years ago

How to Teach Children the Value of Money

I don’t mind admitting that I’ve always been hopeless with money. I was brought up with parents who owed their own businesses. My dad was an antiques dealer (along with …
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How to Teach Toddlers to Garden
3 years ago

How to Teach Toddlers to Garden

I’ve always loved gardening and have encouraged my older two to join in with my passion as much as possible. They grow their own vegetables and know their way around …
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Jobs We May Have Missed this Spring
4 years ago

Jobs We May Have Missed this Spring

What We’ve Missed with an Extended Winter

Usually by February I’m dashing outside ready to take in the limited sunshine. In previous years, occasionally, February has thrown up some …
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Lavender Animals Add Colour to the Garden!
4 years ago

Lavender Animals Add Colour to the Garden!

It’s been a busy month at the North Yorkshire Manor House, as we made the decision to stay. Suddenly as the sun came out we were overwhelmed with the beauty …
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Vegetables for Border Beauty
4 years ago

Vegetables for Border Beauty

Vegetables for Border Beauty

I started planting vegetables in my flower borders when I had a tiny garden and wanted to maximise the space. However I now have a …
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Gardening on a Grand Scale
4 years ago

Gardening on a Grand Scale

Gardening on a Grand Scale

Week one in the Manor House and already we’re quite frazzled. It seems our favourite telecommunications company have lost the ability to communicate between …
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The Secrets of the Silkie Bantam
4 years ago

The Secrets of the Silkie Bantam

The Secrets of the Silkie Bantam!

A noble bantam the Silkie is a fantastic addition to any brood of chickens. In a variety of colours, the Silkie will strut proudly …
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The Big Garden Makeover – Week 1
4 years ago

The Big Garden Makeover – Week 1

We’ve moved, from the Manor House to a farm and now we have a Herculean task on our hands but we’re not complaining!

The farm is really a smallholding yet …
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