State of Play: January 2017

State of Play: January 2017

It’s the time of year when the seed catalogues come out and tempt us to find room for more plants than will fit in the garden. Since the oca and ulluco harvest, I revisited my 2017 garden plan to make sure it still represents what we want from the garden this year....
Oca and ulluco harvest

Oca and ulluco harvest

I didn’t get outside much over Christmas, as the weather wasn’t really conducive to gardening and we were happy having some quiet time indoors. But as harvesting the oca and ulluco was long overdue, I went out to do it yesterday afternoon. The photo above shows what...
Marshalls Spring 2017 catalogue

Marshalls Spring 2017 catalogue

With Christmas out of the way, it’s time to start planning next year’s garden, and (perhaps) sow some seeds. I’m going to start with some salad; whilst it’s a bit bonkers that we buy in salad from Spain, it’s utterly ludicrous that demand is going to be met by flying...
A Small Harvest is beautiful

A Small Harvest is beautiful

In case you missed the exciting news last week, my latest book – The Small Harvest Notebook: Vol. 1 – is now available in paperback from Amazon. I’m working on a Kindle version, which will be out in due course (more news on that when I have it). The idea behind the...

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