Rabbits, hens, the Cumbrian climate and time are some of the challenges preventing Eden residents from growing more of their own fruit and veg.
Itching to try growing your own food? The good news is you don’t have to wait until spring. We share a few top tips from the Royal Horticultural Society about food crops you can plant now.
You might have guessed from the headline of this post that my first attempt to grow cucumbers hasn’t exactly gone swimmingly.
Sealing your home and preventing unwanted draughts helps to save on your heating bills and get a warmer, more comfortable home. Now local charity Cumbria Action for Sustainability (CAfS) are offering free draught proofing to homes in the Eden area.
Ground zero. That’s where I’m starting from with learning how to grow fruit and veg. If that sounds like you, then we’re in this together!
I’m not from a particularly veg-growing family. My grandparents grew the odd spud and rhubarb. My mum and stepdad grew potatoes and grapes in the greenhouse at one point, and my dad grew tomatoes for a few years.
I’m not naturally green fingered and I struggle with house plants. I have very little knowledge about horticulture, and my previous experience makes for a very short CV.
Welcome to the first-ever post in Veg Out, a new blog from Penrith & Eden District Freegle and PACT, following one of Cumbria's least green-fingered people.
After a successful Birthday Party Outing, the portable oven is deemed fit4purpose, except....................that mk2 is now on the drawing board!
Hi, I'm the co-ordinator of the Story Giants and I thought I'd come online and report how things are going....
Dominic created a 'bang' on the start line with his storytelling at the launch event. One anonymous teacher remarked that Dominic is the right man for the job because he's not outlandish and weird like some storytellers who can scare children. At the same time, she explained, he has personality and can captivate adults and children. There's a compliment for you Dominic if you happen to read this... you're not weird!
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