Monthly Archives: August 2014

Marrow and ginger jam

As growers of courgettes the country over will appreciate, marrows are an inevitable hazard! Fantastically prolific and sooo easy to grow it’s laughable, these little gems will keep you busy all summer.   I remember many years ago an old lady telling me her favourite jam was marrow and ginger jam so that seemed to be an obvious solution to my …

Mulching

I have held off posting for a long time as I have been waiting on ‘results’ from some of my garden experiments. Having said that I can hardly claim to have any conclusive gems to pass on to anyone in my position. So I shall tell it like it is.   No-dig system At the beginning of the year it became evident that I was unable to rotavate …
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