Category: Fruit & Veg

Best Seed Tray Ever?

Growbag Seedtray
Look upon my works, ye mighty, and despair of those brittle, little seed trays and the tiny pots made out of peat. Instead, get a growbag tray (£8-10) and thereafter buy only a single growbag (or two, depending on your veg plot size) each season, costing about £3.
Hey presto, you have a single, extremely tough, seed tray that can be moved to wherever you need it – perfect for hardening the plants before planting as you can pop the tray outside during the day and bring it in again in the evening.
And when one set of seeds is … Read More

Food for Free: Wild Damsons

Damson in a pan
To my shame, I missed the damsons last year, despite driving past trees and seeing mounds of fallen fruit on the ground. This year, I was determined to get my fill. So on the 19th August, prompted by harvesting the plums in my garden, I set out with my wife and two youngest children, a large bucket and a couple of small ladders. As it turned out, we didn’t need the ladders – there were more than we could cope with even on the lowest branches!

In case you’re not sure what a damson is, it’s basically a small plum … Read More

Free Ebook & Audiobook
I hope you’re enjoying your visit to my site. While you’re here, I’d like to offer you a free copy of the first book in the ‘Omnifex Chronicles’ series: Montgomery’s Trouble in the Underworld in ebook AND audiobook formats. Just let me know where to send it, below.

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