Mother Nature’s Son ~ or ~ my 2012 home grown plans

Last year I gave growing some of my own fruit and veg a go. Nothing fancy just some Rhubarb (which pretty much takes care of itself) strawberries, tomatoes, peppers and a selection of herbs. Given last year’s success I’ve decided to increase operations this year (only slightly mind) and I’ve even got myself a month-by-month book to guide me. Continue reading “Mother Nature’s Son ~ or ~ my 2012 home grown plans”

Home Grown

By now it’s no secret that I’ve got a growing passion for gardening. I’ve heard the chuckles behind my back “that’s not very Rock’n’Roll” they say. Not Rock’n’Roll? I tell you, it’s the new cocaine! There’s something very satisfying about growing your own food (my wife takes care of the flower side, that’s just a bit too pansy for me, if you excuse the pun) and when you get it right nothing you can buy in the supermarket touches home grown grub.
It’s in honour of my new hobby (god that makes it sound like stamp collecting or train spotting) that I’ve decided to create a new category simply called ‘Home Grown’ which will contain appropriate posts. Now I must admit that I am still a novice in these ancient arts but if you come along with me for the ride you might learn how not to do things. Continue reading “Home Grown”