How to make newspaper pots for seedlings (cheap and easy newspaper pots using a pot maker!)

Create your own simple and eco-friendly seed planting pots! All you need is a pair of scissors, some newspaper and a pot dolly.

Top 10 Gift Ideas for Gardeners (Christmas Garden Gift Essentials 2020)

Top 10 Gift Ideas for Gardeners (Christmas Garden Gift Essentials 2020)

Trying to choose the perfect gift for our gardener friends is not an easy task. Especially for the gardener who seemingly has everything! So I've put together this handy gift guide of useful items that would please any garden or allotment enthusiast! Grab a cup of tea and have a little browse through. Don't forget [...]

Nectar and Bumble – April Bee Box

Nectar and Bumble – April Bee Box

On a lovely bee-themed giftbox I received! One of the huge joys of blogging has been the connections I've made with people and causes that mean a lot to me. I've met so many people who like the things I like, and connected with so many small brands I otherwise wouldn't have. One of those [...]

A Beginner’s Guide to Garlic

A Beginner’s Guide to Garlic

One autumn crop I love planting and which I would never willingly be without is garlic. It's embarrassingly easy to grow, takes very little time to plant out, doesn't require much attention and provides the basis for the following year's worth of culinary delights - all for a very modest investment. One thing to note [...]

Recipe – Nasturtium Pesto

Recipe – Nasturtium Pesto

There's nothing quite like the distinctive peppery taste of nasturtium leaves. It's a fantastically generous plant; as well as growing like a wild weed and self-seeding readily, the flowers are edible, the seed pods are edible, and the leaves are edible. It's the leaves I'll be using today, and if you've never tried eating them, [...]

The Autumnal Equinox

The Autumnal Equinox

And so it's goodbye to summer. Goodbye to long days, bumper harvests, warm breezes and light evenings. Today marks the autumnal equinox and the beginning of my favourite season. Cosy knits and blankets, hot chocolate and rosy noses. Crisp mornings, cool air, crunchy leaves! It's time now to put the garden to sleep for the [...]