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Tales from the Veggie Patch - March 2015

When I was pregnant I had this beautiful vision, we would use our rather ample sized back garden to feed ourselves. We would strive for self sufficiency, emulating t… 489 more words


Getting stuff in

I’ve made a good start on early spring planting this year – only really possible because I did so much preparatory work in the autumn. Clearing the beds and covering them with a deep layer of muck, and planning out exactly what will go where, plus getting my seed order in to the Allotment Association on time (for the first time in several years). 175 more words


Soil preparation.

I have nearly now completed the phase i called soil preparation, it is an important stage prior to sowing and planting. The soil is really important in terms of its structure and richness . 129 more words


I'm Back!

I am sad to hear that Ben and Camilla from Vegetable Seeds are ending their chapter with VegBlogs and thier seed selling site.  Thanks for the opportunity to share with you, other VegBlogs bloggers and for all the free seeds! 143 more words


How to make Pizza Bianca Brassica

Pizza is undoubtedly one of my favourite foods and a sure fire winner with the kids too. There are so many possible things to top it with, but almost always they include the addition of a tomato sauce on the base. 397 more words


Veg patch - March

The plan was to conduct a sensible interview with Rural Friend (RF), the cultivator of the veg patch, along with interesting gardening tips, etc. Trouble is – she was drunk (and I must confess, so was I). 428 more words