Growing Vegetables

Whether you're gardening in containers, an allotment or a corner of your garden, you'll find helpful information and advice in the vegetable section. From planting in winter to growing veg in summer, we've got you covered!

We Love Chillies!

We Love Chillies!

Dearest reader, How do you do? Indeed, well...! We are William and Harrison Scowsill, (28, 27). Perhaps like us, you also ogle and dream of acquiring interesting and rare varieties of plants and seeds from all corners of the globe whilst enjoying the...

NVS Judging Blog

NVS Judging Blog

It was June and I was preparing for my first major show as Show Secretary of my local horticultural society. Our judge for our Summer Show was Peter Cranfield. Over lunch I told Peter that I was in training to be a judge with the Essex Guild of Horticultural Judges....

From Rake To Bake – Leek Muffins

From Rake To Bake – Leek Muffins

Welcome to February's Baking Blog. Each month will feature an in-season fruit or vegetable dish to make with a little bit of grow-your-own information on the side. February is perfect for making Leek Muffins. Have you ever wondered why Welsh fans carry inflatable...

From Rake To Bake.

From Rake To Bake.

Welcome to my new monthly Baking Blog. Each month will feature an in-season fruit or vegetable dish to make with a little bit of grow-your-own information on the side. January is perfect for making Parsnip Scones! The humble parsnip, a mainstay of the Sunday Roast has...

Autumn Sunshine

Autumn Sunshine

A beautiful sunny autumn day is just the inspiration need to go out and do some tasks that have been put to one side and the prospect of cold weather is another good reason to be busy. I have dug over the ‘squash bed’, the planting moves around the bed but there is...

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