It is often said that the youth of today aren’t interested in gardening, because they spend all their time playing games on the internet, snorting..
When many people consider gardening, they are happy to put in the time to save some money. However, that seriously undervalues time, which we all have a finite..
For some reason, the gardening world doesn’t embrace the concept of terroir as firmly as those in the wine world do; we could well be missing a trick. If..
You can’t sow seeds in manure. The experts say you can’t, so you can’t. Okay? Look, the likes of Titchmarsh, Fowler and Don didn’t just..
Yes, it’s cold. Really? Are you having me on? It’s March, in England, and it’s cold? Well, who would have thunk it? Let’s be honest,..
For those who are unaware of the lovely Sarah Beeny, allow me to explain. Sarah, or Beeny as she prefers to be called (okay, I made that bit up) has hosted a..
The beetroots, turnips, swede, cabbages, herbs, leeks, winter squash, onions, shallots, garlic, kale and calabrese have been decimated either by the weather or..
Most people view me as an optimist. I might seem to be the one that pushes on through adversity to achieve the goals I’m focused on, and yes, sometimes I..
Let’s look at her vital statistics: 357 metres in length, 1.8 metres high, 3.1mm galvanised wire, 10 x 150mm diameter straining posts, 164 x 75mm diamter..
Sometimes you just have to act! All the planning and preparation just runs out, and you have to think, “Bollocks”, and just do it. Ever since the..
I feel lazy. No, not in a good way, but in a “bloody hell, I haven’t written a load of drivel in nearly ten days” sort of way. And I..
Death has touched me (ooh err Missus) with its icy hand, and a very icy hand it was too. Being an idiot, I read about garlic. Apparently, it does not mind the..
“It’s not a plot, it’s a bloody field.” No shit, Sherlock! “You’ve got your work cut out for you there.” Really?..
The Idiot empire is expanding. See all that land? That’s mine. Well, okay, it’s not mine, but 250 square metres of it is mine to rent! Now, those..
Can you tell what it is yet? Let’s be honest; 2011 started badly, with grief before the year had even begun. It was as if that shit tainted the whole..
Okay, I know it should be the Baby Jesus and I, so save that little criticism! Regular readers of this pile of pish will be aware of the fractious relationship..