New design and a fixed forum

Hi there Ishers, lurkers and other random viewers from the internet. We have a new design for the main site, all the content is there just a few tweaks for future expansion [...]

August 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

Wild Ruins

Wild Ruins Kickstarter Campaign Over the next six months Dave Hamilton is searching the UK to put together a unique guide to the most hidden and romantic ruins of Britain. [...]

June 4, 2014 // 1 Comment

Elderflower Cordial 2

Elderflower Cordial 2 An easy recipe for bulk amounts There are countless recipes for elderflower cordial. Here is one for making bulk amounts taught to me by a Swedish girl. [...]

June 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

Jobs to be done in May

Here’s another very old article I’ve decided to resurrect, some of the links go to the old website and may look a little dated now! The garden in May can be a [...]

May 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

In Memory of Nick Gooderham

Last year I lost a very good friend, Nick Gooderham, to pancreatic cancer.  Nick ran a salad, vegetable and cut flower farm in Dartington, close to Totnes in Devon UK [...]

May 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Nettle Beer

This is an easy recipe to follow and creates a delightful, if not usual tasting beer. It is very cheap to make and follows a traditionally english recipe. Before hops were [...]

April 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

Growing in Small Spaces part 1

Growing in a small space tests even the greenest of fingers. Part of the problem could be the light or lack of it. Another problem with growing in a small space could be the [...]

March 11, 2014 // 10 Comments

Winter foraging – Dave Hamilton

Winter foraging may seem a bit of a waste of time, surely nothing grows during the dark, wet days of winter.  It’s true that there is a lot less than at other times of the [...]

February 17, 2014 // 6 Comments

Growing in Small Spaces 1 – Garden Shelves

The easiest way to cram a lot of plants into a small space is to grow them in pots on weather-proof shelves.  Cheap(ish) plastic garden shelving can now be bought from major [...]

October 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

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