Sowing Tomatoes: San Marzano


San Mazarno, Tomato

Little did I know when I received a copy of Kitchen Garden magazine that I would be growing one of the most unknown but used tomatoes of our time. Shortly after sowing the Red Cherry tomato I sowed San Mazarno plum tomatoes. I really wanted to grow plum tomatoes because not only do I not […]

April 25, 2018

Sowing Tomatoes: Red Cherry


Red Cherry, Tomato

I discovered Red Cherry Tomatoes last year, and ever since my discovery I thought – I must try and grow them. So my favourite cherry tomato is Gardener’s Delight and I think I’ve been quite vocal about this, so these will be a nice addition to my tomato collection this year. That’s right, I’m still […]

April 23, 2018

Planting Jermor Shallots


Jermor, Shallots

Planting Jermor Shallots is something I did ages ago, back in February, but I’ve only just got around to writing about until now. I planted these way before the Beast from the East and Storm Emma decided to darken our doors. It feels like ages since I’ve grown shallots, but if I had to take […]

April 22, 2018

Splitting and planting rhubarb


Champagne, Rhubarb

Splitting and planting rhubarb can be a very daunting task and is one that I have to do every 5 or 6 years or so. Rhubarb is such a great plant to grow if you have an allotment and is one of the first things I would recommend planting if you’re starting to grow your […]

April 8, 2018

10 Favourite Gardening Buzzfeed videos #2


Top 10s

It’s a Friday and you know what that means – today we sit back, scroll and watch as I give my run down of my favourite gardening Buzzfeed videos. Gardening Buzzfeed videos are brilliant! Nifty videos cover arts and crafts and Tasty videos cover food and recipes.

March 16, 2018

Cultivating mint from root


Herbs

Cultivating mint from root is something that you can do even in the smallest of spaces. I’ve planted some wild mint in decorative pots at the allotment in the hope of growing some lovely fresh bunches in the spring.

March 14, 2018

10 Favourite Gardening Buzzfeed videos #1


Top 10s

Gardening Buzzfeed videos are brilliant! Nifty videos cover arts and crafts and Tasty videos cover food and recipes. I’m often watching gardening and outdoor related Buzzfeed Nifty videosĀ or Buzzfeed Tasty videos via YouTube or Facebook.

March 9, 2018