Does it feel ever-so-slightly like your garden has already peaked? We’re not about to give up on summer just yet! Even in August, there’s plenty of good growing to be done. Here's some ideas for what to plant in August.
It may feel like summer is starting to draw to a close, but now is a magical time for gardeners. It’s when we can start collecting seeds from the plants in our gardens; those brilliant little time-bombs containing next year’s beautiful blooms. Here are our tips for collecting and storing seeds from your garden.
As we've been enjoying our home-grown produce this year, we’ve been inspired by ‘The Creative Kitchen’ by Stephanie Hafferty. It's packed with recipes for tasty meals where the veg is the star. We have a signed copy to give away, a copy of 'No Dig Organic Home and Garden', plus some grow-your-own gardening goodies too!
A trip to the glorious Devon countryside in the height of summer, and an opportunity to visit River Cottage, Hugh-Fearnley-Whittingstall's famous foodie destination. A tour of the kitchen garden and polytunnels gave us food for thought, and the chance to test the delicious food was the icing on the cake!