July

Monday 10th May 2010

Yesterday, as an end of term treat, I persuaded (bribed) my sons and a tribe of their recently broken up mates to weed my artichokes. As the rain came down it was not long before the first covert, chickweed-bound mud ball flew, followed by all out war. Whilst they celebrated the adhesive and malleable properties imbued by the 30% clay... continued

Monday 10th May 2010

On Monday 6th July we were named the National Example of Excellence in Business in the Community... continued

Monday 10th May 2010

All growers love planting courgettes. They are easy to grow and produce a reliable supply all through summer. We have tried all sorts of varieties, including yellow courgettes and summer squashes in different shapes and colours, but found most to be watery and tasteless. So it... continued

Monday 10th May 2010

It may be July, but it doesn... continued

Monday 10th May 2010

Prince Charles gave me a small oak tree last night at St James... continued

Monday 10th May 2010

According to our customer survey, a staggering 43% of you are growing some of your own vegetables. The potatoes may succumb to blight, gooseberries be defoliated by sawfly and lettuces devoured by slugs, but that is not the point. However gnarled, nibbled and diminutive those vegetables, in their naked simplicity they will be the most revered food to enter the... continued