Faster, Stronger, Larder

Hey garden pals. I don’t know about you, but these frosts and a growing schedule of out-of-garden things has meant that I haven’t done much in the last month. I have, however, checked out some gardens around Christchurch and want to remind you that frost cloth is such a good idea. Really, truly. Do also … Continue reading Faster, Stronger, Larder

Waste Not Want Not

Hey Stuffers! I hope you had a nice Easter break with lots of rest, fun, and food. Speaking of food, the discussion around food waste has been pretty big in the media lately, especially in the light of recent legislature in France which forces large supermarkets to donate food to charity as it nears its … Continue reading Waste Not Want Not

SHOW ME THE MONEY – An Insider’s Guide to Garden Savings

When I started gardening, I thought it would be a great way to save money. I thought for sure that by growing my own vegetables and fruit I was certainly cutting out the middle man and that that would be reflected in my bank balance immediately. Don’t get me wrong, growing your own is going … Continue reading SHOW ME THE MONEY – An Insider’s Guide to Garden Savings

When Life isn’t Giving You Lemons

The one plant present in my garden throughout my entire life and the plant that I get asked the most questions about just happen to be the same plant. Which you know, makes the decision to write an article about it really easy. Cheers guys. They are also one of the most versatile ingredients in … Continue reading When Life isn’t Giving You Lemons