The top random number of somethings to something in the garden at sometime

So, I've noticed a little trend among garden blogs, in garden magazines and publications and I'm sure it's very helpful and informative: The list. You know the list. The top five jobs for the garden in July. The top 9 herbs to grow on your windowsill The top seven things to plant in February Etc: … Continue reading The top random number of somethings to something in the garden at sometime

How to grow parsnips – and get a toned arse in the process

Parsnips are a great divider of opinion, you either love them or you hate them, there is no in between. I adore parsnips, they're one of my favourite vegetables, especially when roasted with honey and fresh sage. Parsnips are the vegetable that converted me from a vegetable hater to a vegetable grower so they'll always … Continue reading How to grow parsnips – and get a toned arse in the process

The Payoff

Here's how it is. You get up early when all your mates are in bed. You can't go to the pub because you need to prune your hedges. You spend your winters out in the cold and your rainy days out in the rain. You dig and you plant and you weed and you water. You … Continue reading The Payoff