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Time to mow the lawn

10 things to do in your garden this Easter

Easter is coming, and nature is in full bloom. It’s an exciting time for avid gardeners, but can be equally as daunting for the more casual gardener. Regardless of whether your garden is prim and proper or a jungle of chaos, the long Easter weekend is the perfect time to make the most of your outdoor space.

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Parmesan polenta

Parmesan polenta

Don’t be put off if you haven’t used polenta before. It’s quicker and easier than mash and this bowl of comforting goodness topped with buttery British asparagus is on the table in 20 minutes.

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Thai style salad with beef

Thai style salad with beef

This dish is packed full of fresh ingredients and bursting with flavour. The sweet, Asian flavours in this hearty salad make it ideal for a quick lunch.

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Try out this lovely brunch idea for Mother’s Day

Try out this lovely brunch idea for Mother’s Day

One asparagus grower’s favourite way of eating his crop is in a bacon sandwich. Here we’ve taken inspiration from that and added a poached egg, because runny yolk and asparagus were made to go together. This will make a lovely brunch start to Mother’s Day.

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Enjoy some stunning views with a walk though Kirklees

Enjoy some stunning views with a walk though Kirklees

A motorway junction might not appear a logical place to begin a walk; however, this week’s eight-mile route, thanks to Kirklees Countryside Volunteers who regularly lead walks and conservation projects across the area, is a dip into the district of Kirklees, into perhaps a less-obvious area keen walkers would flock to. Nevertheless, it rewards the walker with woodlands, moorlands and far-reaching views, WRITES CAROLINE SPALDING.

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