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the garden going it alone .....

It has been a while since I posted regular updates on this blog –  I have been poorly for some months, but am on the mend now.  301 more words

Perennial Vegetables

Spring into Mid-Year

Can you believe we are on Week 26 so are half way through the year? If you have any feedback – the good, the bad and the ugly – do let us know as we would love a mid-year review! 430 more words


Winter salad plug plants

I’ve never really managed to sow salad successionally through the summer and time it right so I can overwinter some. So, last autumn, I ordered some… 195 more words

Sowing And Planting

Trusting Nature

It is not always very easy to think of a title for posts that sum them up in a few words, particularly before they are written and are just some words and concepts circulating in my head, however I think I could equally have called this one – … 653 more words

Borderland Garden

Give Your Body New Life with Vegs - Happy Easter! 

Just a reminder about the local Easter services that are happening – do pop over and check them out at St Dunstan across the road from Stepney City Farm, or at  420 more words


December Allotment Goodies

For most of December I’ve been down with ‘the lurgie’.  Some sort of cold/’flu which involved sore throat, a cough, fever, and finally to top it all of about three weeks of sinusitis.  456 more words

Food And Cooking

Winter Salads - A Winters Delight

Hi all.

Today I thought I would talk about the winter salads that I grow at my allotment, especially now that Autumn is approaching.

On the 14th August I sowed some winter hardy lettuces, mizuna, corn salad, perpetual spinach and winter hardy spring onions.  356 more words

Growing Mizuna