The week might have started with unseasonal temperatures and squally rain but it also brings with it National Parks Week 2015! The theme for this year’s parks week is Landscapes of Plenty which is something that resonates with us here at twool HQ as we live, work and survive within Dartmoor National Park. The National… Read more »
Monthly Archives: July 2015
Oooo arr there’s something special about living in Devon… where towns are twinned with Narnia and their municipal planting is a wild flower verge, how stunningly simple and beautiful! I stood and greatly admired this and counted how lucky I was to live here…
are we making jam? Oh no, we are covering them in lashings of clotted cream! Yum!
The first of the summer’s harvest – redcurrants ripe ‘n’ juicy and warm from the garden. We love redcurrant jelly in our house, it’s a fantastic accompaniment with Chicken and BBQs and if you hide a jar or two it’s fab at Christmas with all the festive trimmings. Here’s the easy recipe: 3lbs ripe redcurrants… Read more »
July dawned and with it some thunder and a deluge. Which, while not great when it came to flash flooding and power out blips, it was *brilliant* for the garden… The water butts have been refilled and the podded peas are on grow mode 😉 What better combo than posh purple twool twine and purple podded… Read more »