Growing Fruit & Veg: Planting Out Seedlings & Seeds 2022

It’s important to wait to plant your precious seedlings until the soil is warm enough, which according to Monty Don of Gardeners’ World is when it doesn’t feel cold to the touch. You’ll know your seedlings are ready to plant out once they’ve developed a few ‘true leaves’, i.e. recognisable leaves of the plant, andContinue reading “Growing Fruit & Veg: Planting Out Seedlings & Seeds 2022”

Growing Fruit & Veg: Sowing Seeds & Raising Seedlings 2022

Did you know that for every kilogram of vegetables you grow yourself, you’re reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2 kilograms, compared to buying from the store? I don’t have the time to be fully self-sufficient when it comes to fruit and vegetables but I get great joy from supplementing our weekly fruit and veg shop withContinue reading “Growing Fruit & Veg: Sowing Seeds & Raising Seedlings 2022”

Plant one Veg this Autumn – Garlic

It happens all to often. We have the best of intentions and then life interrupts. We swore we’d start growing veg this year and never quite got around to it. Well it’s not too late so I’m setting you a challenge; before Hallowe’en plant some garlic. They’re super easy to grow and now is the perfect time toContinue reading “Plant one Veg this Autumn – Garlic”