Stockpiling Seeds for #Brexit

Stockpiling Seeds for #Brexit

Brain and I are a bit tired at the moment, so I don’t really feel like writing up my Brexit garden plan, but there is one. Well, there’s a list of crops we want to eat (and hence grow) next year, which is the start of a plan. It’s enough to get me to...
British Asian Gardens

British Asian Gardens

I don’t generally watch Gardeners’ World these days, but two weeks ago they broadcast a special edition (episode 20 in this year’s series) as part of the BBC’s Big British Asian Summer, exploring South Asian influences on British gardens. Monty...
Planning the Brexit garden

Planning the Brexit garden

In Keep Calm and Grow Your Own I was pondering the wisdom of stockpiling a few essentials in case Brexit causes some disruption to our (rather precarious) food supplies, but also thinking about what we could grow next year – to keep us fed in the (probably...
Keep Calm and Grow Your Own

Keep Calm and Grow Your Own

The news for the past few weeks has been a little worrying (when is it not?), in the sense that although Brexit is only 7 months away, no one seems to have the foggiest what will happen when we leave the EU. All kinds of industries are predicting chaos. People in the...
SOS: Save Our Saffron

SOS: Save Our Saffron

On Wednesday, I went out and bought some peat-free compost and bark chips, and replanted the perennials bed. This isn’t that story. This story starts a few days earlier, when I was unplanting the perennials bed, taking out the unruly and unproductive occupants...

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