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Adventures with microgreens #1: Using up old seeds

If you meant to start gardening last year and bought some herb or vegetable seeds then never got around to planting them; bought seeds only to discover they’re nearing their sell-by-date; or have a glut of seeds of uncertain age for some other reason, don’t think you have to throw them away. I’ve successfully grown seeds […]

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Smoked trout salad, home made burgers and Fiddlehead ferns

I’ve had an utterly joyful Easter weekend full of foraging, Easter egg hunts, BBQs and enjoying the first few meals from the garden. Along with home made burgers (good mince with a reasonable fat content, finely chopped fried onion and good bacon, tomato puree, Balsalmic vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, chilli, Maldon salt and pepper, all mixed together, formed […]

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Adventures with microgreens #2: Microgreens for busy people

If you like the idea of urban gardening but are short on time, microgreens are the answer. Currently adorning dishes in all the best restaurants, this gorgeous designer microgreen planter only requires watering once per week so you can have baby basil, chives, rocket, radish or whatever else takes your fancy for very minimal effort. […]

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