3 Ways to Play with Pumpkins: Pumpkin Houmous

I’m on a mission, a mission to show you that pumpkins don’t just make great decorations at Halloween. In this 3 part series of blogs, I’m going to prove to you how you can make some great meals with pumpkins that also save you a load of money. You can see my recipe for soup here.

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How to Grow in Small Spaces #1

Although I have a large allotment plot, I take every opportunity that I can get to grow my own food. At home, I have tomatoes, potatoes, peppers, salads and beans all growing away. It might surprise you to know that many of these vegetables can be set up with limited space.

Tomatoes only need grow bags, or 30cm pots to grow. Beans will also happily grow in these pots and salads can be set up in any sized container, from mushroom tubs right up to big pots.

Today, in just 3 easy steps, I’m going to show you exactly how you can create your very own growing space using just a windowsill.

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3 Ways to Play with Pumpkins: Pumpkin Soup

As a grower, I love pumpkins. (Shameless picture of me holding one below):

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However, I’m 99% certain that most of you reading this have never grown one. You’ve most likely carved one in preparation for Halloween. You may have even tasted one in a fancy restaurant. Yet, for the majority of us, pumpkins aren’t exactly as familiar to us as, say, potatoes or carrots are.

But they should be.

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