I’m passionate about allotment gardens.
Sharpen Your Spades is a blog that allows me to share my own allotment journey and I hope helps inspire as many people as possible to take up one of these wonderful community growing spaces and reap the benefits they provide. Continue reading “Book Review: The City Grower”
If you have access to an allotment, a garden or even a few pots you have the ability to produce ingredients at their best and when totally fresh.
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The shelves in my dining room are lined with an ever expanding collection of books on the topic of allotments and kitchen gardening.
If I flick through the pages of these books, there is a noticeable similarity in content and style. Continue reading “SowHow: A modern guide to grow-your-own veg”
In 2007, Carol Klein presented a 6 part series on the BBC – Grow your own veg.
The series came along at the right time for me. I’d started dabbling with growing some edibles such as tomatoes and chillies in a plastic greenhouse and when this programme all about growing your own vegetables aired on the TV, I was hooked.
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