Category Archives: Self-sufficient

Update From The Potting Shed

This is the first update from the potting shed for 2017. My tomatoes are out in their final growing spots, a little earlier than I would have liked, but they were getting leggy and needed to go out, but they … Continue reading

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Decentralised Agriculture

I’ve been reading a lot of Wendell Berry in the last couple of weeks. His views on the environment, farming, growth and globalism are profound, but also pretty spot on. Some of these essays were written decades ago, some are … Continue reading

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First Radish

Harvested the first radishes of 2017 this morning. They were direct sown on April 1st, and there are plenty more to come. The variety is French Breakfast, although I’ll probably be having them with my lunch!

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Moving The Compost Bins

I’ve been meaning to get this project done for a while now. The “new” bin is much bigger than old ones, and will be a good addition to the plot.

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Allotment Video Update 8th April 2017

It’s been a few weeks since I managed to do an allotment video, and now there might just be two in one week. The plot is picking up as the warmer weather arrives, so I’ve been sowing a few seeds … Continue reading

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First Quarter Review 2017

Each year for the past few years I’ve been doing a year end review; last year I split that across the year, doing one at the end of each quarter. This year I’m going to try and do the same … Continue reading

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Planting Out Spring Broccoli

This is a quick “How I” video:

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