5 great reasons to grow your own mint!

Homegrown mint is the freshest, sweetest and most satisfying mint you will ever taste and needs very little looking after. We have four mint plants so that we have plenty…

Water Butts and Butt Pumps

My husband has been spending a lot of time watering the plants recently and came up with an ingenious plan to make things a bit easier. He decided to write…

Home grown camomile tea!

I love drinking herbal teas and camomile (sometimes spelt chamomile) is a favourite of mine. I have had two camomile plants for a couple of years now and last year…

Is it worthwhile growing potatoes?

Last year we made a definite loss on growing potatoes and when I met James Wong earlier this year he said growing potatoes is ‘probably the most expensive way to physically get hold of one’….

Rocket everywhere!

A couple of years ago we planted some rocket and it was great the first year, but the second year it got a bit too large and bitter, plus it…

More flowers!

We are really lucky to have several beautiful well established rose bushes in our garden.  As I mentioned recently I am not a fan of shop bought flowers and with roses like…