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Garden Vlog: 12th March 2018

Now the snow has gone I'm back sowing more seed for my container garden.

I'm starting by sowing seeds outdoors for the following;
spinachpeasbeetrootradisha few more tomatoes that got hit by the cold snap. I've put these in my mini greenhouse, which I told you about here. I'm hoping that the temperature won't drop too much again and that if it does, the greenhouse will be enough protection.

Here are some pictures from the snow :)

This is the first time Patch has seen snow like this... I don't think she was sure what to make of it at first.

We certainly got plenty of it in the end. Here's what was left of my container garden... in need of weeding for the spring.

As the first day wore on Patch decided she loved the snow, so we made extra long trips out to find the deepest, freshest snow!

There's something quite nice about the light the snow gives off. It seems magical somehow.

Darrin got his much wished for snow day too!

Vegan 101: A new column for the blog

I have been asked a few times recently to give some new Vegans advice on a range of topics from protein replacements to recipes and so I thought I'd create a new column for the blog.

So welcome to 'Vegan 101'!

Now I want to be serious for a moment before we get into this... I have been Vegan for only 16 months. I am not a nutritional expert, nor am I experienced in cooking a huge range of cuisines, so I'm fully expecting this column to grow as I grow. With this in mind I fully welcome comments to each post as I release them... if you have something worth sharing with the masses let me know and maybe we can collaborate on a future blog post together!

Vegan 101 will include topics like;

ingredients and spicesrecipesideas for mealtimeideas for meals while travellingwhat to look out for when shoppingplus links to anything I can find that is of importance. If you have specific ideas you'd like me to cover then please let me know.
One thing I do have to say is that this …