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December in the garden: Winter planning, Christmas tree care & sow early seeds

Store Winter Vegetables Even hardy winter-growing vegetables such as carrots and parsnips do not enjoy being left in ground that…

Our impact in 2021: Over £3 million donated in a year of continuing crisis

PRESS RELEASE: 1 December 2021 Despite the ongoing restrictions and uncertainty that continued throughout the early months of 2021, severely…

How to make a simple, edible wreath

This delightful, simple, outdoor wreath comes courtesy of Elaine and Julia at the Ashbourne Road and District Allotments in Derbyshire,…

Mistletoe: magic, myth and more

European mistletoe (Viscum album), is the traditional mistletoe of literature and Christmas celebrations. There are a number of stories that lie…

How to make a home-grown Christmas wreath

Nothing says Christmas more than a beautiful festive wreath adorning a front door – but instead of buying a wreath, have…

How to create a Christmas centrepiece

Bringing the traditional colours of Christmas from the garden, poinsettia, ivy, and pine are some of the most iconic plants…

Carrot cake

This carrot cake, provided by our beneficiary, the Queen’s Nursing Institute, is a perfect quick bake to try this Christmas.…

Warming mulled wine

Ho, ho, ho……..this recipe from Carers Trust never fails. And it fills the house with a lovely smell…. The following…

Jane Asher’s Coconut Snowball Cookies

Jane Asher, President of our beneficiary Parkinson’s UK, shares her recipe for these Christmas inspired cookies.  These are delicious little…

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Our donations in 2021

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