• The benefits of starting your own vegetable and herb garden

    Published On: February 2, 2023Categories: Growing Food

    I think that we all know by now that supermarket prices are out of control and providing a nutritious diet for ourselves and our family is getting harder.  More people are thinking of giving up [...]

  • 7 Ways gardening can improve your health

    Published On: January 28, 2023Categories: Growing Food, Wellbeing

    Gardening is not just a hobby, a way of making your house look pretty, or a tool to save money on food. According to the British medical journal gardening prolongs life of over 60s by [...]

  • Crops that survive or actually improve with a frost.

    Published On: January 14, 2023Categories: Growing Food, Uncategorized

    I don't plant many winter vegetables as, to be honest, I like a break from all the hard work of growing food, and I am a bit of a 'fair weather' gardener as I do [...]

  • How to make compost at home

    Published On: October 26, 2022Categories: Growing Food

    The price of compost is increasing, and with the cost of living rising, it almost feels like a luxury to buy a bag of compost now.  However, it is a necessity if I want to [...]

  • Sowing seeds

    Published On: October 11, 2022Categories: Growing Food

    I have sown my first seeds now that the soil that I put into the containers has warmed up inside the house. It is too cold to sow anything outside yet and sowing into cold [...]

  • Cheap ways to grow your own vegetables

    Published On: August 13, 2022Categories: Growing Food

    As I wandered around my garden last night. I felt so grateful. I have salad leaves, cucumbers, spinach, raspberries, rhubarb, peas, strawberries, chickory and courgettes, all there on hand to enhance my diet and reduce [...]

  • Free food grown in tubs and buckets

    Published On: August 13, 2022Categories: Growing Food

    At the moment I am getting free food every day. It helps me feel in control and stops me stressing about rising prices. You don't need much room. Most of mine is grown in tubs [...]

  • Vegan gardening.

    Published On: August 11, 2022Categories: Growing Food

    I have often wondered how vegans source their vegetables as a lot of those that you find in the supermarket have actually been fertilised with animal products, or been sprayed with chemicals toxic to wildlife. [...]