Don’t Mow – Let It Grow!

Once the kids have gone and cricket games are no longer you may wish to pause and ponder the usefulness of your lawn. If no compelling reason other than tidiness comes to mind, let me suggest you plant it up or let it go. Either way you’re adding to your homegrown mulch stash, improving the […]

Lupin’s Grand Finale (How To Finish A Greencrop)

Greencrops are your soils secret weapon. How I love them, for the nourishing respite they bring our hardworking soils. They are an important regroup between crops because a greencrop is the only crop we grow where the whole thing is returned to the soil. When we harvest our dinner, we are in effect stealing from […]

Homemade Mulch

And by mulch I mean any old thing, don’t go mortgaging your house for fancy store bought stuff. In the absence of garden waste (which I find hard to believe – there are always things to prune or weed) there will be an old blanket lurking in the shed, a daggy jersey he’ll never miss, […]