Red Hot Chilli Peppers?

As mentioned in an earlier post, a twitter friend of mine sent me some chilli pepper seeds at the beginning of the year to try out. I like my chilli peppers but had yet to be adventurous enough to branch out into the more potent varieties. Craig (@wegrowourown) did a bit of a seed swap …

That’s my pumpkin!

Thats My Pumpkin! So, the children are having a pumpkin growing contest but as the tangled mass of vegetation evolves and sprawls over the veg bed during the season arguments abound as to whose pumpkin is whose with each claiming the largest to be theirs.... heres the simple solution, carve their name on the pumpkin …

Insect Hotel

Having once being a little boy who, by rights, was into all things creepy crawly, and then later in life becoming an avid ecologist and nature lover, I have come to understand the importance of food chains from beginning to end. As a gardener I’ve also come to appreciate that not all that flies, crawls or …