Leaf Mould

There is furtive behaviour going on in the front garden.  A passer by stops and comments on the task I'm undertaking which is raking the leaves from the lawn and sweeping them up from the path.  There are l...

How To Save Your Own Seed

With the excitement of the harvest that continues triumphantly during October it's also time to remember that this is also the abundant harvest time for seeds too. Saving seed from the veg and flowers gr...

Share The Thinnings Love

I was busily thinning the beetroot seedlings this week and I just couldn't bring myself to consign these to the compost heap, so I gave them to my gardening loving neighbour. She was genuinely pleased to re...

My Caribbean Kitchen Garden

The kitchen worktop is covered in carefully arranged seed packets as I plot out what to grow and where to grow it.  As I look out at the garden I have decided that the patio will be the place where I will be gr...