Stratospheric Seeds

Stratospheric Seeds

Last month, for my day job, I was writing about helium. Helium is the second most abundant element in the Universe (after hydrogen) and the lightest of the noble gases (which point blank refuse to react with almost everything). Helium is produced by radioactive decay,...
Keep Calm and Sow Seeds

Keep Calm and Sow Seeds

If you’re keeping track of the news to see how Brexit is progressing, then the only possible answer (whatever your political persuasion) is… not well. MPs have vetoed the PM’s deal (again), the Speaker has vetoed her plan to make them vote on it...
Stockpiling Seeds

Stockpiling Seeds

Brain and I are a bit tired at the moment, so I don’t really feel like writing up my Home Front 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...
Easter in the garden

Easter in the garden

Happy Easter! It has been so wet the last few days that a canoe would be of more use than a wheelbarrow. The forecast for the week ahead doesn’t look any better, but today it has been dry all morning. Since it looks as though I am going to be crazy busy with...
Secret Seed Club: March

Secret Seed Club: March

It’s a snow day here, and I am busy putting together the reward packs for my Secret Seed Club supporters. There’s still time to sign up, if you’re based in the UK and you like getting surprise seeds through the post. Nic at Dogwooddays is the latest...