Mushroom logs

Mushroom logs

Remember the mushroom garden at Le Manoir? Well I don’t have the space for something like that right now, but I made a start on Thursday when my two mushroom logs arrived. The Organic Gardening Catalogue only two varieties in stock, so I bought one of each...
Le Manoir: Mushroom Garden

Le Manoir: Mushroom Garden

The productive garden at Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saison is constantly evolving. One of the new areas currently under development is this stunning mushroom garden. The idea is to cultivate around 20 species of edible mushroom, together with some wild plants for...
AKG039 – Mushrooms

AKG039 – Mushrooms

We start the show with a couple more uses for plastic bottles, carrying on from episode 37. This week’s topic is mushrooms. Mushrooms aren’t plants, and have different requirements, but some can easily be grown indoors or in the garden. In the UK, you can...
Wednesday, January 16, 2002

Wednesday, January 16, 2002

A couple of weeks before Christmas I bought a mushroom kit in the local DIY store and started growing my own mushrooms. It’s amazingly simple, as fungi seem to prefer neglect to interaction, at least to start with. They’re ordinary white capped mushrooms,...