Eat, Grow, Storytelling

Folklore Thursday: Sage Advice

My health has kept me indoors more than I would wish recently, but my plants are still growing strong. The woody herbs that died back over the summer are emerging again. One of these is sage (which you may not realise is a member of the mint family). While many assume sage is only useful […]

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Wearable gardens

I’m not generally big on shopping or consumerism, but  I love this  wearable planter as it means even nomads and couch-surfers can do a bit of micro-urban gardening. There are lots of designs to choose from, at around £35: a reasonable price for something this original, quirky and fun.

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Gardening in confined spaces #1: Egglings

No matter how small your growing space, these gorgeous egglings will fit, what with being the size of an egg (albeit a duck or possibly goose egg rather than a hen’s egg). The concept is simple. Tap the egg gently to crack the top open and reveal the soil within. Place the eggling on its teracotta […]

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