Perfect perennials

Kim Blog, Gardening, resilience

Kim Stoddart takes a look at the ultimate in low maintenance planting for your veg patch… Whilst the process of nurturing plants and produce from seed is incredibly exciting each year, it takes time and effort in the process. As compared to hardy perennials, which once established will dutifully furnish you with edible loveliness for many seasons to come. In …

The Self Sufficiency Surge

Kim Blog, Food, Gardening, Life, mental health, resilience, Uncategorised

Kim Stoddart examines the grow your own phenomenon that has emerged as a result of fears around food security since the pandemic lockdown. In the days leading up to the restrictions (and ever since), there has been a sheer frenzy of interest in fruit and vegetable growing as people seek to turn over their back gardens, patios, windowsills (and indeed any available …