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I always wonder, when people tell me they'd love to see my garden, exactly what they expect. I often hope that their expectations don't include rows of neatly ordered plants with bare, weed-free dirt in between because they'd be disappointed. More ...


 
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When it comes to estimating how much I need to grow to feed two people, it could be said that I err on the side of caution. It could also be said that perhaps I erroneously believe I live in a household of 10. More...

 
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I’ve always wanted to like beetroot for a purely superficial reason; because it’s such a pretty colour. More...

 
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It seems to be one of the world’s scientifically unproven facts that between the time you dig a hole and when you refill it, half the dirt will disappear. Ask the she-wolf; she never seems to find enough dirt to fill in her excavations in the dog run except in critical situations like bone burial. More...

 
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A vegetable called spaghetti squash sounds like the punch line to a bad joke – you know the type: “what do you get when you cross …” More...