Tendrils: 160722

Tendrils: 160722

In honour of the release of The BFG in the UK today, I’m going to start Tendrils with a trip into the archives to learn how to grow your own Snozzcumbers before moving on to today’s crowd-sourced special topic: how to eat courgette flowers (or zucchini flowers if...
When is theft acceptable?

When is theft acceptable?

At the beginning of May this year, the UK media took note of an unusual case in Italy’s highest court – a homeless man originally found guilty of theft, and sentenced to six months in jail and a €100 fine, was acquitted. The new verdict determined that as he had only...
An exciting garden development

An exciting garden development

What has changed in the garden since last week? Well, on Wednesday I got tired of waiting (for cold, windy days and then scorching hot days to pass) and planted out 3 of my squash plants. One Georgia Candy Rooster went out into the ‘allotment’ in the Sunset Strip, and...
Free plants from Suttons

Free plants from Suttons

There’s still time to claim your free vegetable seed tapes from Suttons – two new collections designed to feed a family of four for up to 26 weeks! There’s no catch – you just pay P&P (and you can add your free seeds to a larger order if you want) and the early...

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