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Coolings Green & Pleasant
Main Road, Knockholt, Kent, TN14 7LJ
01959 534386 | site@coolingsgreenandpleasant.co.uk

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Written by: Jess Cooling and Alice | Saturday 21st April 2018

Staff Profile: Alice

Alice joined us for a week of work experience, where she was involved in all of aspects of day-to-day activities at Coolings Green & Pleasant. As part of her engagement with marketing, Alice has shared with us her thoughts about her time with us, and kindly agreed to turn them into a blog!

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Written by: Jess Cooling | Saturday 7th April 2018

Grow Your Own Herbs

Our children may not have seen Michael Bond’s BBC TV series “The Herbs”,
but many of us have very fond memories of this delightful programme. The programme introduced us to characters like Parsley the Lion, Dill the Dog, and Sir Basil and Lady Rosemary.  These all represented herbs that are delicious and easy to grow - an ideal introduction to gardening for children.

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Written by: Jess Cooling and Matt | Saturday 17th March 2018

Staff Profile: Matt

Matt tells us about his experiences working at Coolings Green & Pleasant as part of the Shop team. His role as Outdoor Leisure Manager helps our customers to make the most of their outdoor spaces - find out more about Matt in his Staff Profile here!

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Written by: Jess Cooling | Saturday 3rd March 2018

COOK when you can’t

Did you know we sell pre-made frozen meals, handmade in kitchens in Kent? COOK supply us with a range of frozen ready meals, entertaining food, puddings and cakes, ready to go into your freezer, or straight into the oven!

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Written by: Jess Cooling and Suzy Smart | Saturday 17th February 2018

Staff Profile: Suzy

Suzy Smart tells us about her experiences working at Coolings Green & Pleasant as a part of the Blueberry Café team. Her role as Front of House Manager is an integral part to the day-to-day life of our shop - find out more about Suzy in her Staff Profile here!

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Written by: Jess Cooling | Saturday 3rd February 2018

Saint Valentine’s Day – men, myths, and the aftermath

A small insight to the men and myths associated with Saint Valentine's Day, and the aftermath that occurs.

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Written by: Carol Cooling | Thursday 29th September 2016

Love the environment? Love Coolings Green & Pleasant!

It's clear to even the most casual of observers that the Coolings Green & Pleasant Shop building is an innovative design using a variety of natural materials, but here are some more details of just how environmentally and ecologically friendly this award-winning development is.

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Written by: Carol Cooling | Thursday 1st September 2016

Hedgerows

Hedgerows provide a characteristic patchwork in Britain’s landscape, they are a symbol of our countryside heritage. Hedgerows support a diverse range of native plants and animals including birds, insects, mammals, reptiles and amphibians, which find food and seek shelter in them. These wildlife communities thrive in the hedgerow environment.

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Written by: Carol Cooling | Sunday 1st November 2015

Live life to the full – whatever the weather!

Everyone loves a summer barbecue, but did you know you can cook a Christmas turkey on your barbecue? Our friend Tony has been doing just that for 7 years now and he says he’d never go back to spending the morning in the kitchen when it’s so much more fun outside! A good quality modern barbecue, such as a Weber, are built to last and can withstand pretty much anything the Great British Winter has to throw at it, so go on, give it a try. Barbecue in the winter! Barbecue in rain and snow! Barbecue anytime!

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