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‘Love the Plot You’ve Got’ launches at 2105 show

Would-be gardeners looking to transform neglected outdoor spaces can seek inspiration from the Garden Industry Marketing Board (GIMB) when it launches its ‘Love the Plot You’ve Got’ campaign at our shows in London next year. Perfectly timed for the beginning of the growing season, the show is packe…

December 16, 2014 Read More
  • How to make a sausage with no equipment.

    This week Paul Peacock talks you through how to make a sausage with no equipment as part of our Over The Fence series.  This has to be a serious sausage, and you can make it at home with no specialist equipment or sausage skins. It is also something you can experiment with to create a subtle flavou…

    December 16, 2014 Read More
  • Top ten tips to get your community growing!

    Here are School Food Matters top tips for getting a community or school growing project up and running.  1. MANY HANDS MAKE LIGHT WORK Don’t try to run a food-growing project all by yourself. For your project to be truly sustainable you need to spread the workload. Try enlisting two ‘gardening mon…

    December 16, 2014 Read More
  • Mr Bloom gets set to grow at The Edible Garden Show

    We're excited to announce that CBeebies’ popular, green-fingered Mr Bloom from Mr Bloom’s Nursery will be bringing all the fun of his fertile allotment to The Edible Garden Show. The happy-go-lucky singing gardener, will be popping into our award-winning Experts Theatre on Saturday, March 21 to ins…

    December 11, 2014 Read More
  • Your Guide to a Festive Edible Garden

    We have been busy working behind the scenes at The Edible Garden Show and Good Life Live Shedquarters to not only bring you the best event you have ever been to, but also a free 14-Page Guide to a Festive Edible Garden. We're so excited about our new Cook it! and Make it! areas and all the experts …

    December 4, 2014 Read More
  • Chocolate Brownies

    Makes 12 brownies. Well, you know how it is. It’s freezing in the garden, and a Rich Tea might be gentile and all, but somehow, when your fingers feel as though they are falling off and you worry that real frostbite might have irreversibly nobbled your knuckles, you need something more substantial.…

    December 3, 2014 Read More
  • Poultry Talk handbook ticket offer!

    Drum roll please...... The Poultry Talk, Poultry Handbook ticket offer is now live! We are pleased to offer you a huge 60% saving when you buy an adult ticket to the show alongside a Poultry Handbook.To coincide with our partnership with Poultry Talk and our new Chicken Coop area at the show, we ar…

    November 26, 2014 Read More
  • Plant, grow, eat it! Pip McCormac confirms for the show

    Pip McCormac is Lifestyle Director of Red Magazine, and has been a journalist for over ten years, contributing to Sunday Times Style, The Times, Elle Decoration, Stylist and many more. Recently Pip published his book, The Herb and Flower Cookbook: Plant, Grow, Eat – a collection of easy and impress…

    November 26, 2014 Read More
  • Really Easy Jerky

    Really Easy Jerky Or is it Biltong? I can never tell the difference except one comes from South Africa and the other comes from Southern USA. I suppose this is based on a ‘deep south’ recipe, so it’s a Jerky. This recipe is simple, easy to prepare and is essentially almost not cured - though it is…

    November 20, 2014 Read More
  • Homemade Ricotta Recipe

    This week for Over the Fence, we provide you with another great recipe from Paul Peacock. Its just like he lives next door, with all the advice he is passing over the fence :-) How to make basic ricotta. When you want to show off, make a cheese, it’s really easy, and people simply won’t believe yo…

    November 13, 2014 Read More
  • Top 5 dishes you can grow or make from scratch.

    Paul and Diana have been thinking about all the things they are going to be teaching you in our Make it! area and in the process they have come up with their top 5 dishes you can grow or make from scratch. 5. Yoghurt This easy if you use fresh live yoghurt. All you need is a sterilised thermos fla…

    November 13, 2014 Read More