On the evening of Thursday 11 May, I stood in my kitchen with the lights out. I sipped a cold beer and watched the rain pour down onto the garden. It was beautiful. Continue reading “Diary update: May and the must have rain”
For the first time since I began growing my own, I’ve kept the promise to myself to have patience when sowing the first seeds. Continue reading “Sowing the right seeds”
After a relaxed start to the day (I stayed in my PJs until noon!), it was time to visit the allotment. I was surprised how spring-like it was outside. Continue reading “Ready for Spring”
In 2007, an article in The Telegraph suggested that us Brits were leading the way in toilet paper use. The figures indicated that British toilet paper consumption of 110 rolls per capita was 25 times that of the Ukraine, Europe’s lowest.
Every year between January and March, an agricultural tradition takes place in a nine-square-mile area of Yorkshire. Continue reading “How to grow Rhubarb”
If you exclude the blood red dragon, Wales has two national emblems. I’m very pleased that one of them is edible. Continue reading “Leeks: Emblems and Edibles”