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Our Italian Kitchen Garden ….

When we lived in England we always had a kitchen garden full of edible goodies, or alternatively an allotment where we could grow all our fresh produce.

However, now that we live in an apartment on the first floor in Italy, we have had to get a little more creative.

Luckily we have two balconies, one on the kitchen and one on our bedroom measuring 5 metres by 1 metre each, so we have a little room to have our own little green space.

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Grow One Pot …

My crusade for the new year is get everyone growing their own fruit and veg. I know that everyone is not lucky enough to have an allotment, a garden or even a patio. Now that I have moved to Italy, I only have a balcony where I will use every available space to grow things!

However, you can still grow your own food in even the smallest space, which is why I came up with the idea for my campaign – “Grow One Pot.” I want everyone to make a pledge to grow one thing this year and tell me what it is by leaving a comment below, and tweeting about it using the hashtag ‘#growonepot’

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How To Grow Your Own Chillies – Part 1 …

Even in the dark days of winter you can make a start on your garden by growing your own chillies.
If you haven’t already planted your chillies, now is the best time to start it, as chillies need a fairly long growing season.

If you’re a regular reader of my last blog, you will remember that I was lucky enough to be chosen as ‘Wahaca’s Chilli Growing Guru’ and that I posted videos giving growing tips on their website.

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