Beetroot – How to Grow

Beetroot – How to Grow

Easy to grow and easy to store, that’s beetroot. It can be slow to germinate but once it’s little green shoots are … View Post
How to Grow Globe Artichokes

How to Grow Globe Artichokes

Globe Artichokes are at home in either the flower border or vegetable garden. In the kitchen the heads of the immature heads are harvested … View Post
Allotment in February – Year 1

Allotment in February – Year 1

Pictures from around my allotment in February – Year 1: This is the first day I took on my new allotment.   View Post
February: Monthly Tour – First day on my new allotment and Storm Eunice damage

February: Monthly Tour – First day on my new allotment and Storm Eunice damage

February tour of my new allotment. We’ve recently has a 100mph storm hit London so today was all about making sure if there … View Post
Storm Eunice arrives in London – Normal service is cancelled

Storm Eunice arrives in London – Normal service is cancelled

Storm Eunice has arrived in London so there will be no gardening video today. UPDATE: My entire shed roof has lost its felt but … View Post
Viewing a possible new allotment plot

Viewing a possible new allotment plot

Sunday morning, 11am. The sky is grey as I arrive at the gates of the allotment site, rain is promised later in the day. … View Post
Planting Onions for an Early Harvest

Planting Onions for an Early Harvest

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ujmlDTEToc Tasks in the garden are starting to pile up now. Today I’m planting some of my … View Post
“I Have a Sinking Feeling About this One”

“I Have a Sinking Feeling About this One”

Richard Vobes, The Bald Explorer, came to visit me this week. We did an old fashion swap, my Belfast Sink for Richard's Harris Tweed … View Post
Building a Seed Potato Chitting Station

Building a Seed Potato Chitting Station

Making a seed potato chitting station. A place to keep all my potatoes in one location making it much easier to cover with garden … View Post
Potatoes, Shallots & Onions

Potatoes, Shallots & Onions

The potatoes, shallots and onions have arrived. As I take them out of their bags I inspect the shallots and onions by gently pressing … View Post
What to sow during March

What to sow during March

Vegetables, herbs and flowers you can sow during March. View Post
Hidden London Walled Garden

Hidden London Walled Garden

This week let’s go to a hidden walled garden in a corner of Brixton, South-East London. Hidden within Brockwell Park are two secret … View Post
Gardening Television Presenter & Writer Dies

Gardening Television Presenter & Writer Dies

Sad to report that gardening television presenter and writer Peter Seabrook, has died aged 86. He suffered a heart attack while at home in Chelmsford&… View Post
Putting my name on an allotment waiting list

Putting my name on an allotment waiting list

Allotments are more than just growing your own food. This week I put myself on an allotment waiting list, although bear in mind the … View Post