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How (and Why) to Leave Your Vegetable Patch Fallow Over Winter

There are many gardeners who take pride in growing wholesome, organically-grown produce right throughout the year. But I’m not one of them. I’m a...

10 Fantastic Low Effort Crops for Busy Gardeners

This year I did something a little bit crazy; I went travelling for the entire summer and left my beloved vegetable plot in the...

Avoiding Overwhelm as a First Time Gardener

If you’ve been carefully suppressing a passion for gardening then finally being the proud of owner of your first piece of land can be...

Vegetable Growing

How (and Why) to Leave Your Vegetable Patch Fallow Over Winter

There are many gardeners who take pride in growing wholesome, organically-grown produce right throughout the year. But I’m not one of them. I’m a distinctly “fair weather gardener”. Living in the UK as I...

10 Fantastic Low Effort Crops for Busy Gardeners

This year I did something a little bit crazy; I went travelling for the entire summer and left my beloved vegetable plot in the hands of my mother-in-law. There were two impacts of this...

Beetroot Storage Ideas

Did you just bring in your latest harvest of beetroots and greens? You might be wondering how to store them for the winter. Short term storage is far easier than long term, and won’t take...

Growing Scotch Bonnet

Scotch bonnets are among the hottest peppers in the world. The name might sound fun and happy, but the pepper itself is anything but. The typical spice rating of a Scotch Bonnet pepper is...

How to Grow Watermelons

There can be fewer more powerful tastes of summer than the crisp, sweet, cool flesh of a watermelon. For many of us in cooler climates (like me in the UK) they conjure up images...

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