My best harvest of onions ever!

Back in October a chance encounter with a fellow plot holder convinced me to try growing some winter onions. All previous attepts hadn’t quite worked for me and more often than not, ended in a soggy bottom or a soft neck. Let’s face it, nobody wants that do they! However, the planet’s must have aligned […]

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Gardening Goals – Hazel Poles

At the weekend I finally reached a gardening goal!

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Planting beetroot

New discoveries Two years ago I found my love for beetroot…. We attended a River Cottage gardening course (which was brilliant by the way!) and during lunch, with the garden in sight and a table full of fresh, healthy produce sprawled out in front of me, I was served a glorious plate of tasty red […]

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Are you thinking of buying a pollytunnel?

inspiration The process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, especially to do something creative A sudden brilliant or timely idea About this time last year I attended a course with Charles Dowding at his no dig market garden and home in Somerset. This is when my love of polytunnels began! Coincidentally only […]

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Here we go again for another year!

Well hello there! It seems Autumn was such a long time ago and absolutely forever since I wrote my last blog post. In a way it’s a measure of success because having turned the plot into a no dig garden, once the manure was spread and the beds tucked up for the winter there really […]

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