Tendrils: 151009

Tendrils: 151009

Put the kettle on, and your feet up! It’s time for this week’s round-up of fascinating plant-related internet loveliness 🙂 One of this week’s most intriguing voyages around the internet began with an article in the Guardian by Réné Redzepi, chef founder of Noma. He...

Crop Wild Relatives

It looks like everything has gone well with the transfer and that, behind the scenes, this website has a shiny new home. I haven’t yet discovered any little snags, but if I do then we’ll iron them out as we go along. So, as promised, here are some pictures from my...
Book Review: Small-Scale Grain Raising

Book Review: Small-Scale Grain Raising

This review first appeared in Permaculture Magazine, Spring 2010 Millet and sorghum growing at the Eden Project, September 2010 Vegetables, fruits and herbs are all common in kitchen gardens, but very few gardeners ever consider growing their own grains. The common...
Quinoa

Quinoa

This year I took part in a Garden Organic experiment to see whether quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) can be successfully grown in UK gardens. Two varieties of seed were supplied by Real Seeds – Rainbow and Temuco. They’re a tender crop, and I sowed my seeds at the end of...

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