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Price reductions at Harrod Horticultural

by John - December 3rd, 2016

Harrod Horticultural has cut the price of these items

Angel Wings Christmas Tree Decoration By Sia

Angel Wings Christmas Tree Decoration By Sia was £4.90 now £3.45
The Angel Wing Decoration Measures 25cm Across So Will Make A Real Impact On The Christmas Tree. Handmade With Beautiful Feathers This Attractive Decoration Is Part Of The Popular Christmas Range By Sia. luxury Angel Wings Tree Decoration By Siameasures 25cm W X 11cm Hhandmade easily Clips Onto Tree Or Festive Displaygreat Christmas Gift

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New products at Van Meuwen

by Sarah - December 3rd, 2016

Van Meuwen just added these new items

Rose Climbing Collection (Climbing) - 6 bare root rose plants - 2 ofeach variety

Rose Climbing Collection (Climbing) – 6 bare root rose plants – 2 ofeach variety £23.98
 Customer Review RatingA glorious selection of climbing roses that will fill your garden with scent and colour throughout the summer. Perfect for training onto walls and pergolas. Bare root plants supplied. Height: 3m (10′) Spread 2m (6′).Collection comprises:Rosa ‘Paul’s Scarlet’ - Large clusters of double blooms, in a bold shade of scarlet, that don’t fade in the sun.Rosa ‘Golden Showers’ - A fragrant, repeat flowering rose that is easily contained to smaller vertical spaces.Rosa ‘Masquerade’ - Incredible double flowers that open yellow and gradually turn to pink before maturing to a gorgeous shade of red.Useful links:How to plant and grow rosesCulinary information: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Rosehips and petals can be used in making syrups and the petals will add flavour to cold drinks or fruit dishes. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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New products at John Lewis

by John - December 3rd, 2016

John Lewis just added these new products

John Lewis Alfresco Side Plate

John Lewis Alfresco Side Plate £6.00
Whatever the weather, add a sense of sunshine to outdoor and indoor dining with this glazed side plate. The bold colour of the plate’s face is contrasted with the warm hue of terracotta at its base for a relaxed rustic look. Sun drenched holidays in Southern Europe inspire our Alfresco range. Each piece in the range uses authentic materials; rich terracotta, crafted olive wood, decorative woven baskets, earthy red slate, dipped glassware and colourful woven textiles. Each pattern references the decorative wall and floor tiles, found in both humble kitchens and elaborate places throughout this part of the world. And a saturated palette is borrowed from the Mediterranean sea, sleepy fishing ports and the warm earth tones of stucco clad buildings.

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New products at Jersey Plants Direct

by Sarah - December 3rd, 2016

Jersey Plants Direct just added this new item

Tree Top Angel

Tree Top Angel £13.99
A lovely decoration for Your Christmas Tree Orders must arrive by Noon Monday 21st December.Make your Tree extra special this year with our lovely Angel topper. One of the most beautiful we have seen in a traditional design with beautiful real white feather wings. This lovely Angel can also be used as a Christmas ornament, on a mantle or table, she is very beautiful.

Price reductions at GreenFingers

by John - December 3rd, 2016

GreenFingers has cut the price of these products

Garden Nation Beach Parasol Spike

Garden Nation Beach Parasol Spike was £1.49 now £0.99
Never be without your parasol again with this Garden Nation Beach Parasol Spike.This ingenious invention will allow you to use your parasol anywhere without carrying around a large weighted base. The design idea is simple just find a spot either on the beach or on a lawn and screw the spike in till it is secure. The top of the spike has a knurled nut to secure a range of parasol pole diameters and it also has a handle to help you pull the spike back out the ground when you are done.Erected quicklyOne spike onlyPoles up to 22mmRed or green coloursSmall and lightweight this is the ideal accessory for those lovely days out at the beach or sitting in the park where you want a sturdy base for your parasol.Dimensions: 4.5cm diameter x L36cmCustomer Note: We are unable to give a choice of colour on this product.

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New products at GreenFingers

by John - December 3rd, 2016

GreenFingers has these new items today

Chapelwood Nyjer Seeds 1.8kg

Chapelwood Nyjer Seeds 1.8kg £6.29
Chapelwood Nyjer Seeds are well known to attract Goldfinches Siskin and Redpoll

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I made Mincemeat Flapjacks

by Diane - December 2nd, 2016

We’ve had mince pies recently but that left us with some mincemeat in the jar. It’s been sat in the fridge for a couple of days and I thought.. what can I do with this? I googled a recipe for mincemeat flapjacks and voila! Here we go!
The mould I used to shape them was this honeycomb one 

  • 200g mincemeat
  • 100g unsalted butter
  • 4 tbsp golden syrup
  • 300g porridge oats

It’s always fun measuring golden syrup! I did toy with the idea of using honey and adding nutmeg but I thought I’d check them out as they are to start with.
Having tasted one they could certainly be ok if you added some extra cinnamon or nutmeg!

Melt butter with syrup, add mincemeat and stir until all liquidy. Add oats. Stir. Press into lined tin – the silicon cake didn’t need lining but I did spray a little olive oil spray, not sure that was needed at all though. They popped out like a dream after about 22 minutes at 180′C.
They will take slightly longer if they’re in a flat tin. The mould I used worked really well though!

They taste very Christmasy!

Potato offer

by Diane - December 2nd, 2016


Free* Potato Charlotte Growing Kit – Worth £22.76 ONLY £5.65

This Potato Growing Kit is the ultimate collection for all those who are passionate about their potatoes. Whether you are a keen gardener or a beginner, this collection compiles everything you’ll need. Kit will include the following items: 5 x Charlotte Potatoes tubers, 5 x 8lt Patio Planter Bag and 5 x packs of lucky dip Vegetable & Salad Seeds.

Buy it now Please note that this offer expires at midnight on Sunday 1st January 2017.

New products at Van Meuwen

by Sarah - December 2nd, 2016

Van Meuwen has these new products today

Spectacular Colour Bulb Collection - 200 mixed bulbs

Spectacular Colour Bulb Collection – 200 mixed bulbs £59.98
This brand new supervalue collection of 100 flowering bulbs will enhance your borders with a riot of colour. Plant them in gaps among perennials or grow them together for a fantastic display in their own right..Collection comprises: 30 x Allium sphaerocephalon - Distinctive reddish purple flowers in July. 25 x Acidenthera - Elegant white blooms with deep maroon blotch at the base of each petal. 30 x Allium moly - Golden heads of flowers in June and July. 15 x Mixed gladioli - Spectacular stately flower spikes to fill your borders with flamboyant colour! . Useful links:How to plant bulbs, corms and tubers

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New products at John Lewis

by John - December 2nd, 2016

John Lewis has this new item today

Burgon & Ball Cream Herb Pots

Burgon & Ball Cream Herb Pots £14.95
 Keep you favourite herbs at hand on the kitchen window sill with this piece by Burgon & Ball. Pre-printed with Basil, Parsley and Thyme but any label can be written and slotted in the window. The perfect fit for potted supermarket herbs.