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Apr 21
BY Angela Slater
Weber cooking demonstration
Become a BBQ Master-chef with expert tuition from a Weber Grill Master Are you tired of the same old barbecue fare of burgers, sausages and steaks with the occasional kebab thrown in? Elevating your BBQ master-chef skills is really, really easy with a little bit of tuition from a Weber certified Grill Master. We are holding 2 events in summer and a further 2 in winter. The cost for the courses... READ MORE
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Apr 13
BY Angela Slater
Camp fire on the lake shore
Infuse your BBQ food with that authentic, outdoor, woody flavour Invest in a smoker to sit alongside your barbecue and enhance your food for that outdoor, camp-fire, woody cooking experience. If you love the smokey flavour of fish, meat and cheeses then why not do your own at home. Indigenous peoples have been smoking food for centuries and it is one of the earliest forms of preserving fish.... READ MORE
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Apr 12
BY Angela Slater
David Austin rose' Darcey Bussell'
Tiny garden? Fill it with scent and colour by choosing compact plants Darcey Bussell (pictured above) READ MORE
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Apr 10
BY Angela Slater
salmon barbecuing on a plank of wood
Cook your salmon on a traditional flavoured wooden plank Cooking food on a plank of wood besides an open fire has been carried out for centuries and was probably started off by Native Americans in the Pacific Northwest who fastened whole salmon to a wooden board and stood it besides an open fire. This method of cooking usually coincided with the annual salmon run up the rivers. Nowadays it has... READ MORE
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Apr 07
BY Angela Slater
Family in a park
Explore the world of gardening this week; find an event in your local community It’s that time of year again when we focus on emphasising the garden as a place for ourselves to relieve the stress and become more active, for new gardener’s to gain a bit of knowledge and confidence and for all of us together to enhance our own communities. READ MORE
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Apr 04
BY Angela Slater
Duck portions roasted on the BBQ
Enhance your BBQ food with the subtle taste of apple, cherry and oak Once you have mastered the basics of barbecuing the next step is to add another level of flavour to your food by using wood chips from specific trees which will all give a subtly different taste and aroma to your food. Start by just adding a little and increasing or decreasing as you become more experienced. Stronger flavoured... READ MORE
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Apr 03
BY Angela Slater
Replica of Slater's Bridge, Little Langdale, Lake District arriving at Hayes Gar
See a miniature Slater's Bridge surrounded by our colourful garden plants A miniature copy of the famous Lake District Slater’s Bridge has arrived at Hayes Garden World to join the copy of the Bridge House, Ambleside. It is situated just outside our plant information centre in the middle of the nursery. READ MORE
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Apr 03
BY Angela Slater
Man walking in the mountains
Coniston to Barrow walk Hayes Garden World staff have a long and proud tradition of raising funds for charity and this year is no exception. In addition to collecting money through the wishing wells outside the store we are walking the 51st Coniston to Barrow (C2B), which is part of the longer Keswick to Barrow Walk (K2B) on the 6th May. The inspiration for the inception of this walk was a... READ MORE
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Mar 30
BY Julie Parker
Tulips
With the weather warming up it is time to get set for the summer before all the Spring growth prevents you accessing your borders. Tidy your beds, split perennials & make space for summer flowers. If you haven’t planted summer flowering bulbs before they are as easy as spring bulbs & can be used to fill gaps – gladioli will give height at the back of a border & come in a fantastic... READ MORE
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Mar 29
BY Angela Slater
Traeger Timberline 850 wood-fired pellet grill
The NEW wifi Traeger Timberline is the ultimate in wood-fired grilling Timberline 850 (pictured above) READ MORE
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