How do you know when your sweetcorn is ready to harvest? Here’s the first in a series of video guides to give tips and advice if you grow-your-own
If the words ‘eco-friendly’ and ‘barbecue’ sound poles apart, think again. While the idea of a carbon neutral barbecue can appear to go up in smoke, there are ways you can reduce your impact and opt for an eco-friendly and green BBQ by seeking out sustainable and traditionally made charcoal from local suppliers working in managed British woodlands
To celebrate Real Bread Week (Feb 24-March 4), I’m sharing an article I wrote for Great British Food, which takes an aromatic journey around some of Britain’s best craft bakeries, uncovering …
Something magical happens at this time of year behind the closed doors of garden sheds, under terracotta pots and inside dustbins.
I dig deep to find out why you would want to grow your own potatoes and show you how you can harvest perfect potatoes from the patio.
Pies ready for judging in the Pork Pie Awards (Credit: Paul Dishman) I lift the pie lid on one of the country’s oldest food awards and find out what it …
Few other pieces of kitchen kit remain as distrusted as the microwave oven
While we might be bunkering down to protect our plots from the first frosts – November can also be one of the most productive months in the vegetable grower’s calendar with plenty to pick and pickle
I mark #NationalSandwichDay by sharing some nifty ways to use up sandwich crusts, which are guaranteed to make your hair curly…
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