Eat / Gift / Grow

Eat your weeds #1

Weekends are ideal for walks in the countryside and gentle afternoons weeding the garden (remember to wear sunscreen – it’s all too easy to get burned when distracted by a particularly stubborn clump of weeds). Both of these activities give you ample opportunity to stock up the larder. While most people tend to throw their … Continue reading


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 … Continue reading