Become a vegetable “expert”

November 18, 2014 Odsox 2

Sowing vegetable seeds, how difficult can it be? It’s easy, it must be, all you have to do is follow the instructions on the packet,don’t you? Well, yes and no, depending on where you live, […]

Hydroponics Explained

September 21, 2014 Odsox 2

At first glance hydroponics is wrong, plain wrong, how can you grow anything other than water lilies in water. After all, read any gardening book about container growing and they will tell you that overwatering […]

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 […]

Our Philosophy

March 20, 2010 sitegeek 0

Not all of us have the means the space or are perhaps unwilling to give it all up and suffer the highs and lows of going it alone on a smallholding. […]

Onions Allium cepa By Dave Hamilton

July 6, 2008 Dave Hamilton 0

History The onion (or allium) family is a large and diverse one containing over 500 species. With such a large range of species the origins of the modern (or globe) onion are a bit blurred. […]

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