homesteading

How to sow no dig parsnips, carrots and other root veg

It’s spring and I am thinking of winter vegetables! Root vegetables are surprisingly easy to grow using no dig methods. Yesterday I sowed parsnips, carrots, radish, Hamburg parsley and scorzonera into a recently applied mulch of compost on top of my heavy clay allotment soil.

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 Year news!

New allotment plans, magazine articles, writing a new book and other plans for 2019.