Review: Check out our new allotment goods from FFX

My husband and I have become avid gardeners in the last couple of years. We are the proud holders of an allotment plot, well, two actually. Being able to spend time together relaxing, tending to our plot and enjoying the fresh air has been fantastic for us. When the good people at FFX got in touch, to ask us if we wanted a gift voucher to review their website, we couldn’t resist. Today I want to let you know what we thought of the FFX website and the products that we received.

Potatoes at our allotment

Look at all the lovely potatoes (and weeds!) – dug these up using our FFX tools!

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How to freeze blackberries

My regular readers will know that we have an allotment. As such we have an excess of produce at particularly times of the year. I’m really good at freezing excess herbs, making jams and making delicious goodies. However there aren’t always enough hours in the day! This week I harvested 700g of blackberries – in just one visit to my allotment! Obviously I am really pleased but I didn’t have time to use them up. This is how to freeze blackberries!

How to freeze blackberries - put the blackberries in a suitable container

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How to freeze fresh herbs such as sage, rosemary & thyme

My wonderful husband and I are proud owners of an allotment. It can be a lot of work but it is really rewarding too. Each week we visit 2-3 times, which really isn’t enough. However, despite our limited time we manage to grow lots of things, and keep some alive year round. Such as herbs. Today I want to share with you how to freeze fresh herbs, and the methods that I use to do so.

How to freeze fresh herbs - how to freeze herbs. My herb beds six weeks apart

This is a difference of just six weeks at our allotment! It is no wonder I need to know how to freeze fresh herbs!

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