A garden can provide you with harvests throughout the year, even after the abundance of the Summer months and later crops such as apples and pumpkins in the Autumn. There are plenty of vegetables available to harvest during the cold Winter months, some of which can still be sown now in September. Our favourite Winter […]
Harvesting Jerusalem artichokes is one of the most satisfying jobs, it really brightens up that dark time of year. It’s like going out into the garden looking for Easter eggs, you never know what you might find just beneath the surface. Jerusalem artichokes are a tuberous sunflower originally known as Giro Sol, to turn with […]
Oeprei is another surprisingly underutilized perennial vegetable from Belgium where it enjoys great popularity. It can be grown as an annual in a no dig bed just like garlic or planted into the mulched perennial fringes of your garden and harvested as needed in years to come. It’s also an ideal zero maintenance vegetable for […]
Did you ever grow potatoes in your garden? Tell us about your experience in the comments below. In this video we are harvesting our No Dig potatoes all by hand without tools. The compost in the garden bed is lovely and malleable making it possible to pull up entire potato plants with ease. There is […]
Hi Everybody, We wanted to let you know about this wonderful new website called Open Food Network. There is a map view that helps you find small and local producers near you. It’s a platform helping to bring producers and consumers together to create a more sustainable and higher quality food supply. We’ve been part […]
On the weekend we were helping to create a No Dig Food Forest at a workshop hosted by Rowan Wellness & Gardens in county Cavan, Ireland. We used the lasagne gardening method covering the grass with cardboard. Then adding a generous layer of compost and finally topping it off with a layer of woodchips.
Oxalis Tuberosa Available seasonally in our SHOP from November to April. Oca is an ancient tuber from the Andes. Whilst it has similarities to the potato, it is certainly smaller in size however it is superior in some ways. They are easy to grow, needs no attention and very little space. Oca are very healthy […]