Deck the Halls

Armed with my trusty secateurs, I prowled the garden foraging for evergreens to chop and ended up with so much foliage that my kitchen looked like the back end of a florist's workshop!

A Rosemary for Christmas

Rosemary is sold as an on-trend Christmas plant pruned in the form of a Christmas tree. Its fresh piney scent is uplifting in the middle of a dreary Winter and you can always snip off bit to add to stews and roasts.

Big Pots, No Problem!

Anyone who has ever bought soil to fill a large pot quickly realises how much soil is actually needed. Here's a tip to fill your big pots the cheaper, lighter and greener way!

Layering Spring Bulbs

To ensure you have a Spring display to excite, it is not too late to plant out Spring bulbs! Bulbs are cheap to buy, so easy to plant and make a fine display in borders or containers.

Six on a Veggie Saturday

The garden is starting to become a little bereft of colour as November begins to bite but as I've been harvesting the last of the veggies from the raised beds this week, I thought I'd share my wares for a veggie #SixonSaturday! In spite of the almost total decimation of the Brussel Sprout leaves, we... Continue Reading →

More than Pumpkin Pie!

You may think of a bright, orange Pumpkin as little more than the traditional decoration for Halloween but think again: it is also an incredibly nutritious food and as the flesh from inside the pumpkin as well as the seeds, leaves and flowers can all be eaten, it makes it a vegetable which will more than cover the return you put in for growing it.

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