Eat, Grow

Plant personalities #1: Peas

  It may sound a tad absurd, but when you’re choosing which fruit and veg to grow, it’s worth bearing in mind the plant’s personality. OK, so that makes me sound like a purple-wearing, incense-waving hippy (one out of three ain’t bad) but just like people, certain plants are easier to get on with. Even […]

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Spring into action

Spring is, fairly obviously, the time when most gardening kicks off. If you’re gardening outdoors, late February and March are about digging the soil, mixing it with manure, compost or whatever else you need to make it fertile, chopping back any annoying plants, getting your seedlings in and ‘chitting’ your potatoes (of which more at […]

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