December in the Vegie Patch

Are your gardens mulched? You know you don’t even need to pull the weeds, just lay wet newspaper a top and mulch a top of that. All those weeds will die down in the dark leaving a lovely feed for the soil – delighting the worms beneath. If the worms be happy, the plants are […]

Ready for harvest-Lemon balm and Elderflower

Lemon balm is abundant at the moment and looking at its prime for collection. Its timing is impeccable as many of its uses are well suited to this time of the year. This has got to be one of my favourite teas, it has a lovely lemony flavour which is often agreeable to children. This […]