Finally – a warm and dry spell allowing us to get out planting and digging. This weekend we continued the never ending job of weeding and tidying at the allotment.
It’s still too wet under foot to do any proper work on my plot so instead we’ve been sticking to the paths and doing some tidying. Continue reading “Allotment diary 6th April 2018 – greenhouse cleaning and leek picking”
My Mum tells me that today, Good Friday is traditionally the day to plant potatoes – which is puzzling as Good Friday can be as early as 20th March and as late as 23rd April. Continue reading “Allotment diary 30th March 2018”
Some facts about allotments courtesy of the National Allotment Society:
There are about 330,000 allotments in the UK and an estimated 90,000 people on waiting lists for these very British institutions. Continue reading “Allotment diary 2nd April 2018 – some allotment facts”
I’m a fan of convenience food. Not all convenience foods, not all the time, but I like that ready meals, cooking sauces, frozen foods, tins and packet meals give a relatively nutritious option when you’re pushed for time, not feeling up to cooking or not able to cook from scratch due to lack of skills, motivation or equipment. But what about for babies?
Out of interest I bought a few first stage commercial baby food products and conducted a blind taste test with some friends whose babies are approaching weaning age. Continue reading “Commercial baby foods: how do they fare in a blind tasting?”