Believe it or not you don’t need several acres of allotment and hours of daily toiling to achieve a decent edible production line direct to your kitchen- it needn’t be an exercise in endless soil turning and Alan Titchmarsh tomes. You don’t even need that much ground if you have space for some decent sized […]
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It had to happen, right? I had to get something else edible from my first summer of amateur cultivation? Well that something turns out to be carrots, Nantes 5 carrots specifically and I am still reeling in the thrill of that little harvest 2 weeks ago. After tiny onions, sludge ridden herbs and desolated cabbage […]
Read More Grow Your Own- A Triumph of Carrots!
*reader warning- more bad language than usual I’ve got a few days off the day job this week and today was always aside for completing my tax return so obviously, here we are with some garden updates! Spring has truly sprung now on the Essex coast which basically means regular rain and mildly chilly evenings […]
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