What to sow in March

What to sow in March

Dad’s kitchen garden in 2012. It’s had a few upgrades since – new fruit trees, finished fruit cage, new raised beds Spring is upon us – there’s blossom to prove it – although it’s cold and wet and doesn’t look that much different to winter today. The Met Office...
Review: FFX

Review: FFX

Recently FFX contacted me, to offer me a little shopping spree on their site. Since they mainly do tools and things, I passed this opportunity onto the Chief Engineer, and let him have his pick. Fortunately, for me, the budget didn’t run to a chainsaw (he really wants...
Tendrils: 170317

Tendrils: 170317

Hello, and welcome to the Equilux edition of Tendrils! Equilux is a new word I learned this morning. Apparently today and tonight will both be 12 hours long. From now on, the days will be longer! You might expect that this is what happens on the Equinox next week, but...
Pumpkin Pasta Pie

Pumpkin Pasta Pie

Sometime towards the end of last year, my friend Chris gave us a homegrown, blue pumpkin. I’m amazed to find that I don’t have a photo of it, but it was large, a fairly traditional pumpkin shape, and rather spiffingly blue. It sat on the dining room table for months,...
Exciting new arrivals

Exciting new arrivals

Recording a podcast with Markus Kobelt of Lubera. Photo by the lovely Fran of Rabbit Attack PR 🙂 At the Garden Press Event last month I met up with Markus Kobelt of Lubera to record the first in a series of podcasts about the wonderful world of fruit growing. The...

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