Potato Update

When the subject of chitting came up before it proved surprisingly controversial. Since I’ve only planted 9 seed potatoes, sticking them on the windowsill in egg boxes didn’t really constitute […]

The Garlic Forest

“Rather than a bluebell wood” said my sister, “it’s a forest of garlic”. And it was. This ramson floored glade lies on the banks of the Coly. A friend has […]


This is one of my favourite vegetables. When I dug my pond, a couple of years back, a friend told me you could grow watercress just by throwing it in […]


My back “garden” (yard) is pretty small. I want to grow vegetables. With my pond, pear tree, roses, fruit and herbs, there’s not really room for pototatoes. But fresh (I […]