How to grow organic rhubarb and cook it – the tastiest around!
I love rhubarb. I love its flavour and I love how easy it is to grow. I always recommend planting rhubarb before anything else
How to grow organic purple sprouting broccoli and cook it
It wasn’t until I started growing my own vegetables I even clocked that purple sprouting broccoli existed. In the superm
Growing avocados in London
It’s been widely known that avocados can grow in London for decades, I’ve seen the trees around the city since I m
Allotment Month 49: growing up
My fourth year on the allotment has whooshed by and during the very wet start to winter I popped down on a couple of dry and s
Allotment month 45: salad harvest, colourful potatoes and rainbow tomatoes
Yesterday I was busted sighing while hoeing weeds on my plot. I’d just mown everything and thought I was alone but one o
Grow your own, change YOUR world
I was reading the BBC’s seven charts on climate change article and one major thing scientists say will offset increasing
Outdoor mini aubergines for pots and containers in small spaces
Here I show you the small aubergine plants I’ve been growing in pots at home and in a row on my allotment. I love them!
Allotment Month 33: today is a good day
This was the best day on the allotment all year, a breeze and drizzle, the air warm, everything quiet and the world relaxed.
Allotment month 32: cool as a cucurbit, hot as a herbal
2018 will go down as one of the most challenging years for gardeners, the freezing late blast followed by an immediate and tot
Have you ever seen popcorn flowers?
The popcorn plants on my allotment are (later than normal) finally flowering and I thought I’d share some photos of the
Allotment month 20: it’s in the flavour – new potatoes, carrots, Florence fennel, beetroot and more
Monty Don always says it’s important to pick only what you’re about to eat to reduce the time between plot and pla
7 easy pickings for grow your own keenos
I’m being thrown head first heading into my second season on the allotment and this year, my mind has turned to my stoma
Designer Edibles 1: Peas (Pisum sativum ‘Meteor’)
I’m on a mission to grow as many different species and varieties of plants as possible to help with my RHS Level 2 studi
It’s all grow in the Eden community garden
I’ve been really lucky in recent months to be allowed to use a small 2 x 2m raised bed in my local community garden in
Pot’s Growing on in March 2015? Keeping seedlings alive and watching the world come to life
With the spring equinox (and a non-existent cloud hidden solar eclipse) done and dusted, Clapham is noticeably exploding into