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Beds, Clocks & Broomsticks

James Wong (botanist and BBC broadcaster) recently wrote an article in The Guardian, “Autumn is for beginnings”, in which he laments the …

More pickling, jamming & dehydrating

In addition to the mock-capers, I’ve been pickling, jamming and  dehydrating other things to store for the months ahead. Pickled cucumbers I’ve …

Nothing beets…

… a plate of home-grown September salad when you’re feeling a little lacklustre. Crunchy, tasty, bursting with vitamins and minerals. Here I’ve mixed freshly …

C’est la vie with celery

Don’t be frightened to try new things. Celery is notoriously difficult to grow, or so I’d been told. It needs rich, fertile …

Spot the difference

Both of these front-of-bed crops have had a hair cut to encourage some fresh new growth. Both are 10 plants each, of …

Celery stems

After telling a friend that I was about to have a glut of celery, I was presented with one of these. A freshly …