Midsummer no dig allotment and garden

It’s early July in my no dig garden, and I am loving the daily fruity harvests of raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, gooseberries and redcurrants. Whitecurrants are almost ready to pick and cherries soon too, protected from birds by enviromesh, pegged securely to the tree.

Website revamp

I am so excited to be working with the fabulous Laura Hadland, revamping my website with a fresh new look. It’s going to take a little while, so there’ll be gradual changes and the odd page missing occasionally, because we are keeping the website live for the duration. So if the website and blog looks …

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Podcast for Garden Organic

Really happy to be in the June podcast from Garden Organic . I was interviewed during one stormy evening back in February, we had such a fun time. How different the world was then! I hope you enjoy the podcast, the link is here.

What is no dig (no till) gardening?

I have been gardening using no dig methods, or no till as it is also known, for around 12 years. I’ve worked in, created or advised many different kinds of edible growing spaces: market gardens, kitchen gardens on large private estates, pop up gardens for festivals, tiny gardens, urban gardens and in my home garden …

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Elderflower Cordial Recipe

Make the most of elderflower season – a sweet versatile cordial with a heavenly fragrance.