It’s all too easy to see growing your own vegetables through rose-coloured glasses. But home grown products easily can turn out underwhelming: awkwardly-shaped, tough and – worst of all – […]
Just like squirrels burying their supply of nuts, it’s time for vegetable gardeners to bring in final harvests from many of the main growing season’s plants and store them for […]
Or when you start to go off the colour green … Some clever people claim that there are infinite parallel universes and that therefore every permutation of circumstances will exist […]
Fronds to the fore Autumn means leaves will be falling from the trees soon but in terms of vegetable growing it’s a time when the emerging crops bring lots of […]
I’ve three fiery chilli varieties on the go this year: Maya Pimento, Peach Bhut Jolokia and Pink Tiger. Having germinated the seeds and started the seedlings in a heated propagator […]
I’ve got vegetables to grow..
A distant memory of saffron. Wispy strands of deep red, climbing briefly from lilac flowers. How much I enjoyed growing saffron crocus a year ago. But after giving up their […]