The Doorstep Allotment

Whilst getting my haircut the other day (yes I still have some worthy of cutting) I got chatting with the barber (well she's a skilled hairdresser actually, it's just her skill would be wasted on my 'scratch and go' style hair cut). We were talking about growing veg in containers on the patio... so here's …

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Natural Garden Pest Control Infographic

The folks at Integrity Search Ltd sent me this handy little infogrpahic over the other day so I figured I'd share. 12 common UK garden pests and how to control them without resorting to chemical agents... The original was commissioned by them there Greenhouse folks - Gabriel Ash

Feeding scraps & growing your own chicken feed (the way it was)

A couple of posts ago I blogged about my perspective on the EU legislation relating to the feeding of kitchen scraps to your chickens. As a result quite a few people contacted me wanting to know a bit more about how folks fed their feathered livestock prior to the 'meddling EU' getting involved. The premise behind it all …