Blog

A Force of Nature

It’s growing season. Everything is in full swing. Plants that I’ve been tending on the windowsill for months are finally going into the ground, buds are appearing and it won’t be long until I am harvesting my labours. I love it. I love watching these things grow from seed. From dormant looking objects that don’t… Continue reading A Force of Nature

Blog

Eating Seasonally: Courgette Cake

We are getting some fantastic produce from the allotment right now. It's amazing to have a plate full of food you've grown yourself. But, we're getting LOTS of courgettes. Let's be honest; there are only so many courgettes you can eat. I've cooked them as many different ways as I can think of. I've given… Continue reading Eating Seasonally: Courgette Cake

Allotment, Blog

Natural Pest Control

Just a few weeks after planting our apple trees we have an aphid infestation! I first discovered the little beasties when I noticed one of the trees was looking decidedly droopy. The leaves were yellowing and curling up. At first I thought it might just need watering, but when that failed to perk it up… Continue reading Natural Pest Control