How My Garden Grows April 2014

Not my usual type of breakfast today but I went to buy some milk for teas during the day and I fancied this chicken sandwich.  I also bought some nuts and an apple so I had healthier bits to nibble on than I have managed recently.

M&S breakfast

Oh dear – expensive shopping trip at lunch time!inside Gudrun Sjoden Quick and easy lunch back at my desk.Pure wrap A chicken tikka wrap which was very tasty.chicken tikka wrap Back at home I did what I always do, which is to look round the garden.  This is such an exciting time of year with so much beginning to grow.  In the greenhouse the seedlings are progressing nicely.  2 types of tomatoes and cucumbers.cucumber and tomatoes I have way too many bean seedlings – what was I thinking of, planting so many?  I have several trays of different types of beans.aiguillon bean seeds CeleryceleryOut in the veggie patch lots of seeds are sprouting.

Spinachspinach 15-4 Spring onionsspring onions 15-4 Radishesradishes 15-4 Beetrootbeetroot 15-4 Rocketrocket seedlings 15-4 Lettucelettuce seedlings 15-4 Nothing happening yet in the beans and peas bedspeas and beans beds Blueberriesblueberries 15-4-14 Raspberriesraspberry canes

Easy supper of reheated fish pie left over from Sunday.

fish pie 14-4-14

About Lose Weight and Gain Health

Hi! My name is Zoe and I live in Hastings, East Sussex, with my son Harvey and dog, Milton. I have been fighting the fat for years but this time I am serious. I want to lose weight and gain health. This blog is about how I am changing my lifestyle so I can lose weight but not by just "being on a diet" but by making small changes to our lives so that as I lose weight, I gain health. I want my family to be healthy too and never have to struggle with their weight like I have. In common with many large people, I have gained and lost weight many times over the years. This time, I want to lose it and maintain a healthy low weight. I am interested in eating food that is nutrient dense and delicious and that appeals to children and adults. I do not eat animal products so follow a vegan diet. I try to use locally produced food supplemented with what I can grow myself. I support and try to use local farmers markets and farm shops. Another objective is to add more exercise to our days. It sounds so simple when I write it down :-)
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6 Responses to How My Garden Grows April 2014

  1. Sarah says:

    Your garden looks amazing Zoe! How inspiring….Also dying to know what you bought on your expensive lunchtime shopping trip – I hope to see you wearing it soon…

  2. Aww the little seedlings they are soo cute! Yum Yum!

  3. suzjones says:

    I just kept saying ‘yum’ with each photo. 🙂

  4. laura1952 says:

    Bravo to the gardens and all the help both related and non-related getting everything ready to reap the rewards. I love it. Smile, because we had snow today and freezing rain. Fortunately, I saw the 14 day forecast and didn’t uncover anything yet. May will be a busy month for Canadians in the garden, like normal.

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