What to Grow Through Winter

Some people want trips to the Costa del Sol to sunbathe or New York to shop-til-you-drop, but we gardeners have a slightly different sense of fun. So this week I packed up my bags for my first “holiday” for about 2 years and took myself to Wales. West Wales to be precise. Like any otherContinue reading “What to Grow Through Winter”

How to Save Seeds; Top 5 Easy Seeds To Save

Seed saving is an important and powerful act. Too often seeds are treated like a commodity that can be bought, sold, discarded or disrespected. But we need to think about where our seeds come from. Often seeds are produced on seed farms, where conditions have to be so closely monitored to prevent cross-pollination or incorrectContinue reading “How to Save Seeds; Top 5 Easy Seeds To Save”

January Blues

January is usually a quiet month in the garden. Not much happens in the garden in January due to the low light levels and low temperatures. Frankly, this is a relief as I look out through the rain spotted glass into my vegetable patch. I like that January offers us those tantalising days, when theContinue reading “January Blues”