Maker of clothes, recipes, natural fabric dyeing, Gardener of veg, fruit and flowers.

Maker of clothes, recipes, natural fabric dyeing, Gardener of veg, fruit and flowers.

Category: Grow

Setting up a garden watering system

Setting up a garden watering system

Here is a post on how I recently set up a garden watering system. This is so that I don’t need to water my plants all the time. Another main reason I set an automatic watering system is that when we go away the plants […]

Growing bean sprouts at home

Growing bean sprouts at home

This is a blog post about growing bean sprouts at home. I love growing them as one doesn’t need a garden at all. Yes.. that’s right no need for garden at all. All you need is a container, sieve and a sink. There are many […]

Growing elderberry from cutting

Growing elderberry from cutting

Here is a blog post on growing elderberry. I can about growing my own elderberry after looking at an ivy trying to kill my elderberry tree by growing all the tree!! Poor elderberry tree it just have not got any room to grow. This post […]

How to grow and harvest Yacon

How to grow and harvest Yacon

This is a blog post on how to grow and harvest Yacon. Also known as Peruvian Ground Apple. I found about this tuber after reading a few gardening books about it and decided to get hold of Yacon . I did this at the end […]

Seeds to start sowing in March

Seeds to start sowing in March

I am passionate about growing my own food. Therefore in this post I am writing about seeds to start sowing in March. I am based in London, weather here though is warmer than the rest of the UK however it is still not the mediterranean. […]

How to check for seeds viability

How to check for seeds viability

Here a story that I would like to share on how to check for seeds viability. It’s now in March here in London. Spring this year has arrive early and it’s now gone a bit (it’s been some strong cold winds around lately). It’s time […]

Growing and harvesting chinese artichoke

Growing and harvesting chinese artichoke

Here is a post on growing and harvesting chinese artichoke.  Chinese artichoke also know as stachys affinis or crosnes. it originates from China. It is another quite hard to find tuber or vegetable plant as it’s not availalbe in supermarkets. It is just not commercial […]