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Jobs to be done in May

Yazan: admin | 08 May 2014 | No Comments
Categories: General Gardening, Outdoors, Seasonal Garden, Uncategorized

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 busy time for the organic grower. A word of warning do think before you plant out those tender vegetables such as tomatoes, peppers; […]

In Memory of Nick Gooderham

Yazan: Dave | 01 May 2014 | No Comments
Categories: Uncategorized

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 (pictured left). He  was an instantly likeable man, kind and generous and humble with his knowledge. One of the things I liked about Nick was […]

Growing in a small space 2 – Getting more from your crops – By Dave Hamilton

Yazan: Dave | 30 April 2013 | 2 Comments
Categories: General Gardening, Outdoors, Small space kitchen gardens, Uncategorized

Growing in a small space means you not only have to decide carefully what you want to grow, you also need to make the most of it come harvest time.  There are very simple choices you can make such as growing cut and come again lettuces rather than ones which are cropped in a single […]

Noodle Salad

Yazan: Dave | 11 January 2012 | 4 Comments
Categories: Food, Seasonal cooking, Uncategorized

The following recipe is taken from our book The Self Sufficient-ish Bible.  Looking back at it there may be a couple of thing I would do now, which I didn’t in the original recipe. Now I may use rice vinegar and smoked paprika in the dressing and I perhaps some toasted seeds along with it.  […]

The Selfsufficientish Book Shop – Your friendly indie book store

Yazan: Dave | 16 July 2011 | 11 Comments
Categories: Book Shop, Uncategorized

At present the newly opened Selfsufficient-ish book store can offer the grand total of ONE book – Dave’s new book ‘Grow your Food for free  …well almost’ Dave’s book, quickly becoming a cult classic. Buying from us direct means the author (Dave Hamilton) and publisher (Green Books) receive the maximum they can for their work. […]

What not to buy for Christmas

Yazan: Dave | 16 December 2010 | 1 Comment
Categories: Lifestyle, The Selfsufficientish consumer, Uncategorized

At Christmas there is an inordinate amount of pressure on us to buy things we don’t need with money we haven’t got.   Relatives and friends seem to pop up out of the woodwork and rather than be thankful we can bemoan gifts as they will need to be reciprocated. The temptation is to buy cheap […]

Autumn Reviews

Yazan: Dave | 04 November 2010 | No Comments
Categories: Lifestyle, Reviews - Books, The Selfsufficientish consumer, Uncategorized

We’ve got a mixed bag for you this autumn, a brilliant new polytunnel book, a DVD on intentional communities and a set of books from a  perennial organic gardener. How to Grow Food in Your Polytunnel – all year round by Mark Gatter & Andy McKee There are some common mantras amongst allotment holders and […]

What’s wrong with my compost?

Yazan: Dave | 12 September 2010 | 3 Comments
Categories: Outdoors, The soil, Uncategorized

Composting is not rocket science but it is easy to get it wrong.  The trick is to have a balance of materials and not just throw it all in together and hope for the best. That balance should come in the form of ‘greens’ and ‘browns’. Despite the name green material isn’t always green, kitchen […]

UK councils K-Y – To help you find an allotment

Yazan: Andy Hamilton | 28 October 2009 | 1 Comment
Categories: Outdoors, Reference, The vegetable patch, Uncategorized

Looking for an allotment? For your convenience we have created this list of UK councils, if we have not listed your council then please contact us by e-mail here. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Also if any of the links are dead please contact us. […]

Sold Out

Yazan: Dave | 10 November 2007 | No Comments
Categories: Uncategorized

Sorry this wild food walk is sold out – Please click back to select a course elsewhere or at another time. Or If you are a group of four or more email dave (at) selfsufficientish.com to enquire if he will put a bespoke course on in your area.


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