The Onion Club

The Onion Club

When the weather was still warm and dry, I lifted my onion crop. According to last year’s records, I planted 60 onion sets in 6 rows of 10 on 12th September 2017. I left them outside to dry, but then the weather turned wetter and I had to bring them inside to...
Minister of Food Supplies

Minister of Food Supplies

The government has appointed a new “Food Supplies Minister” to oversee protection of British food supplies through our turbulent exit from the European Union. They’ve chosen David Rutley, who worked for various food companies – including...
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...
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...

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