spring

Back home

I had a great time on holidays, but it’s nice being home again too, especially now that spring is in the air!

New allotment plan and other experiments.

Every year I mulch my no dig allotment with an inch or two of composted manure or homemade compost, but this year I am trying something different!

How to prick out seedlings (and other February gardening)

It feels strange to be writing about heat loving plants like aubergines as Britain is gripped by unseasonally cold weather. Kitchen gardening is about always thinking ahead, anticipating and planning for what is to come, so I have been happy thinking about warm summer days as I wrap myself up in layers of thermals and woollens!

Sow now! for winter and spring harvests

This is the second part of my series of blog posts, explaining how to grow vegetables and herbs which can be sown now to see you through the winter and right through the spring – no hungry gap!