On the benefits of growing your own soft fruit and my choice of plants for the new 2019 Fruit Garden.
This post in the first in a lifelong series. You see, like many of us I have recently woken up to the realities of what the excesses and selfishness of the human animal is doing to our planet. Our one-in-a-million planet, home to billions of brilliant magical creatures and a plethora of priceless plantlife. It's [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]