I Lost My Way – Changes, not GDPR related

Once Upon a time, there was this little weird garden girl, who swore a lot but we can forgive her that,  as she was dead set on saving the world! But …. she got stuck for a while in the blogtastic universe and lost some (not all) of her funk. OK let me break it…

The New Project – Out With The Old, In With The New

I love a good garden project and since I began creating a cottage garden at the beginning of the year my brain cogs just haven’t stopped spinning. Last June/July I dug up my scraggy lawn and added a Kitchen Garden which I loved, but since acquiring a second allotment I really didn’t need a kitchen…

PLOT2PLATE – Chard, Squash & Chickpea Curry

Welcome to the first instalment of the PLOT2PLATE series. There is nothing better than good food and when you’ve grown that good food yourself it’s even more satisfying, let alone tastier. As most will be aware if you follow my blog I have an allotment and a kitchen garden too, in which I grow my own…

Groseeds……….. I think I love you!!

I think I’ve just fallen a little head over heels for the new seed kids on the block. I know everyone gets a little over excited about receiving their new seeds especially at the beginning of a brand new year, but there is something a little more special about these seeds and this seed provider….

Grow Food Not Lawns

My backyard is already pretty hard landscaped, with a large established stone flower bed, which the bees and butterflies love. Over the flower bed is an apple tree which is actually our next door neighbours but it falls quite heavily over our side and our neighbour is very friendly and says whatever is on our…

Delayed Start On The Lottie

Winter was mean to my tiny little plot, the extreme wetness winter brought with it was harsh, water logging the beds and totally wrecking my beautiful reclaimed polytunnel – seriously I could of cried. I had a distraction in the form of volunteering over the Christmas holidays. Where I live totally flooded, so I was…

The Dream

‘The Dream’ so most girls dream of being a princess in a big house, buying whatever thier hearts desire, me on the other hand dreams of an off grid homestead on a plot of land, mucking out pigs and goats and growing pretty much all my own food, being totally non dependent on fossil fuels,…