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The Polytunnel in July

It’s already mid July and summer is well and truly here. We’ve had our first heatwave making it extremely hot in the polytunnel. In these conditions, the only thing to do is water the plants very early in the morning, open all the doors and side ventilation and leave it be until dinner time for…

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Seedballs – a new no-fuss way to sow and grow your own veg…

Easy Vegetable Gardening Vegetable gardening was never quicker and easier than this. I have just planted a row of Rocket (Arugula) and a row of Radish in between a row of onions and a row of courgettes that I planted conventionally a couple of months ago …and it took me less than five minutes -…

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Five Easy Vegetables to Grow and Save Money

Healthier and Tastier I’ve heard it all before. “I haven’t got time to grow vegetables”, ” I don’t have enough space to grow vegetables”. ” Growing vegetables is too much hassle”. People generally agree that homegrown veg are healthier and tastier but still they buy from the supermarket. Then there’s a lot going on in…

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Grow your own …and stop wasting food!

WastedDid you read the article in the Guardian that said almost half of the food in the world is thrown away? If you didn’t, then go to this link.As shocking as the article may be, it did not come as a surprise to me. One of the reasons I became a vegetarian is the useless…

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