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Seed saving for beginners – saving pea seeds

Seed saving for beginners – saving pea seeds
Learn how to save seeds with our guide to the easiest crop of all - peas.

Growing Kohlrabi

Growing Kohlrabi
Kohl Rabi are easy to grow and store well. You can eat the leaves, and the bulb is crunchy with a delicate, sweet taste.

Compost toilets in the UK: buying a commercial loo

Compost toilets in the UK: buying a commercial loo
Composting toilets are less fuss, less of a fright, and less expensive to install than you might think.

Compost toilets in the UK: introduction

Compost toilets in the UK: introduction
An introduction to compost loos, which are set to become more popular as the cost of mains water rises.

Growing oyster mushrooms at home

Growing oyster mushrooms at home
Grow your own oyster mushrooms with just straw, a plastic bag and mushroom spawn

Growing shiitake mushrooms

Growing shiitake mushrooms
Shiitake mushrooms are delicious but really expensive. However, with just a little effort and some patience you can easily grow your own at home. Growing...

Review: Chicken Nuggets

Review: Chicken Nuggets
More chicken trivia than you can shake a New Hampshire Red at.

Polytunnels: preparing for winter

Polytunnels: preparing for winter
Make sure you've finished preparing the polytunnel for winter before you put your feet up

Elderberry wine recipe: elder & black

Elderberry wine recipe: elder & black
Rich and distinctive, this recipe delivers real elderberry flavour without being too heavy

The blocked sewer: a short horror story

The blocked sewer: a short horror story
Here’s a short horror story: Imagine there is a sewer buried beneath your back garden. There’s a big metal cover on a concrete base, under which the...

Distilling at home: how to make spirits using a pot still

Distilling at home: how to make spirits using a pot still
Making spirits at home is very simple, and there's no need to make your own still.

No dig gardening

No dig gardening
No dig gardening replaces the annual dig with an annual top-dressing of a couple of inches of compost. Just spread the compost on and leave it be!
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