10 Reason why gardening is awesome!

Top 10s

Last week, National Gardening Week just passed us by. What better excuse than to sit back and reflect on why I love gardening and why we should all be doing it in some sort of capacity, whether it’s tending to indoor plants, a window box or a garden. Here’ are my 10 reasons why gardening is […]

May 1, 2018

Picking Rhubarb

Champagne, Rhubarb

Picking Rhubarb is great because it’s probably one of the first signs of the year that all of your hard work has paid off. As I’ve said before, throughout the year rhubarb is one of those really low maintenance plants that offers a great return. It’s a great filler in cakes, crumbles and tarts. I […]

April 26, 2018

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