Thursday, 30 October 2014

Pumpkins - Lanterns and Mini Pies

Hey everyone, it's Halloween this week. What are you dressing up as? I am going to be a cat and I have a brilliant cat joke to share with you later! As well as dressing up and trick or treating (or guising as we call it up here in Scotland!) with your friends it's also pumpkin time! In my special Halloween blog I share some perfect pumpkin facts, let you see this year's lantern and share a wonderful pumpkin recipe (ooh and I'll maybe squeeze in a wee book review while I am here too!...)

Me and my Jack Skellington pumpkin

Monday, 27 October 2014

TomTato: The Results

Do you remember that way back in May I introduced you to the TomTato, a funky new plant which is a hybrid of a tomato and a potato? Well, we have been growing them all summer and watching the results with interest. So, is it worth a try next year? Read on...

All the lovely summer sunshine
ripened up the tomatoes nicely

Monday, 20 October 2014

Perfect Potatoes with Twigz

Our lovely friends at Twigz have supplied us with some awesome gardening equipment which I have used ALL year. One of my favourite things to grow is potatoes. Here I tell you a little about what I have grown, how my Twigz tools have helped and also a crafty project if you have a left over potato...

Me getting stuck into the tattie harvesting with some help from Twigz

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Lulu's Sunflower Competition: The Results Are In...

Hey everyone. Do you remember waaaay back in February I launched "Lulu's Sunflower Competition"? Well, it has been a busy old summer with some of my friends better than others at growing their sunflowers! But the decision has been made and we have a winner. Read on to find out who it is and to see some lovely sunflower photos...

A host of golden...sunflowers!

Sunday, 12 October 2014

Bonkers for conkers!

Did you know that it's national conker day today?  It's also the day of the World Conker Championship. What better excuse to go out conker hunting as well as making a lovely choccy version of the conker...

Bonkers about conkers!