Varieties we grow and where to buy them in UK Below is a list of the plants and varieties that we grew in Monmouthshire in 2015-2020. Wherever possible links are provided to help you find the same varieties to grow
Wouldn’t it be great if there was a way to grow food, even when you are without a garden to grow it in? There are some simple ways to add homegrown food to your diet from inside your own home.
Escaping the Rat Race – Our Story. The following is a lightly-edited version of an article published in the summer issue of Permaculture Magazine in 2020. Background and overview When a serious health crisis forced us to re-evaluate how we
Key Secrets For Eating Seasonally. With a few simple strategies for seasonal eating and growing seasonal food, you can eat fresh vegetables all year round. Although I ought to add, in some places, where you have three feet of snow
Is it possible to be truly self-sufficient? I talked with Tracy from the YouTube channel Our Smallholding Adventure about this recently. And invited her to share her ideas in this blog post. What does self sufficiency mean to you? Do
How much do I need to grow to be self-sufficient? One of the things that I’m asked most often is how much food someone needs to grow to feed their family for a whole year. I thought today I’d have
Seed Saving All Year Round. Propagating your own plants is one of the most satisfying things you can do as a gardener. Creating new plants from the stock that you have in your garden has some real advantages. Why save
Ways to make full use of vegetables. Over the last few years I have come to realise how wasteful I have been with the precious resources in our garden. In our attempt to become more self-reliant and resilient I have