Sumac

October 9, 2012 Dave Hamilton 3

Stag Horn Sumac – Rhus typhina The Forager’s Lemon Sumac is one of those plants you may have seen a thousand times but never really realised it had an edible use. It’s not a truly […]

Green Manure – Dave Hamilton

August 26, 2012 Dave Hamilton 1

Soil is a very complex living thing. In just one gram there can be over a 1000 million organisms, most of them beneficial to the gardener.  These organisms help weather rocks, releasing their mineral content […]

Dave Hamilton

May 26, 2012 Dave Hamilton 0

Dave Hamilton is a freelance writer, forager, garden tutor and garden consultant. His main work is as a garden writer and in this capacity he has written for (amongst others) BBC Gardener’s World Magazine, The […]

No-Dig Gardening

May 8, 2012 Dave Hamilton 2

The following article first appeared in ‘Grow your own’ magazine back in February as part of my ‘Theory Behind…’ series. In traditional gardening and farming, land is weeded and/or cleared of crops before a soil […]

Peat-Free Seed Sowing by Emma Cooper

February 13, 2012 Dave Hamilton 2

In the first of our series of guest bloggers Emma Cooper writer, gardener and podcaster, talks about  peat free seed sowing. We have reached the time of year when kitchen gardeners everywhere start sowing seeds […]

Soil pH and vegetable growing – Dave Hamilton

February 5, 2012 Dave Hamilton 2

pH describes how acid or alkali a soil is. Certain plants will thrive in a more alkali soil and others will do well in acid soil. Most vegetable plants like a soil which is neutral […]

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