What have battered road signs, discarded leaflets and crumpled tin cans got to do with the meaning of life? The word on the street is: more than you think.
The gate to my allotment plot is just a short walk from the doctor’s surgery. Five years ago, after weekly counselling sessions for post-natal depression, I would unlock that gate and set aside an hour to hoe. Looking back, it was here that the real therapy began.
Green manures are fast growing crops that can be sown as a late season soil conditioners – and are especially good for filling bare patches at the allotment
Composting, clearing and collecting are the buzzwords for October (not forgetting the carving of the Halloween pumpkin of course!) but there’s still things to sow and grow
Our woodlands and meadows are home to almost 15,000 marvellous mushrooms, with around 300 edible varieties – and, in October, they are ripe for the picking.
Don’t dump your pumpkin leftovers post Halloween! Here are some tips from making sure you waste not.
I chat with the “pump-king”, expert pumpkin grower and carver Gareth Glover to find out his tips and tricks for Halloween delights
British pears are at their best in September and October, so why is it so few of them hit the shelves in our supermarkets?
The English language certainly gives us plenty of food for thought. Phrases and expressions associated with the culinary arts are in use every day without us even noticing – but have you ever given any thought to exactly why you should ‘bring home the bacon’?