Zoe Henry (L) and Jeff Hordley attend The British Soap Awards at The Lowry Theatre

Emmerdale’s Zoe Henry bids a sad farewell as summer draws to a close

All change as autumn blows in

Over the summer, we reported on real-life couple Zoe Henry and Jeff Hordley’s awesome shared hobby.

Some years ago now, they bought an allotment and one of their most joyful pastimes is growing fruit and vegetables.

Zoe often shares pics of the allotment on social media (Credit: @ZoeHenry03 Twitter)

And, judging by Zoe’s gorgeous social media pictures, they’ve become very good at it.

She has shared shots of all manner of fayre, from pears and berries, to sweetcorn and marrows.

Zoe and Jeff’s healthy haul is seriously impressive! (Credit: @ZoeHenry03)

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They even make jams, chutneys and pickles. Eat your hearts out, Tom and Barbara. (Google The Good Life, anyone under the age of 40!)

Zoe loves to get herself in a pickle (Credit: @ZoeHenry03)

But Zoe has now shared a shot of their final haul for this year. We’re going to miss pouring over her gloriously colourful pics, but reckon she and Jeff have earned a rest!

The couple got an allotment in part because Jeff suffers from Crohn’s Disease, and he was advised to stop eating processed food.

“We like to know where our vegetables come from,” he has said in the past. “I know it sounds crummy, but food does taste better when it has just been picked or dug up.

Jeff watering the plants! (Credit: @ZoeHenry03)

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“I’m very good at growing vegetables. I grow broccoli, cucumbers, cabbages, kale, beetroot, rhubarb and onions – all sorts.

“I think Zoe and me, it’s our kind of downtime. It’s great fun.”

It’s probably not how most people would imagine two big stars on one of Britain’s biggest shows spend their free time. We just love how down to earth they are!

Do you grow your own fruit and veg, or share an interesting hobby with your other half? Leave us a comment on our Facebook page @EntertainmentDailyFix and let us know!

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