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Five herbs to grow for bees

Herbs make great border and pot plants. They bring scent, colour and texture to a planting. Many have nectar-rich flowers to feed the bees too. And, if that's not enough to encourage you to plant herbs, these fantastic ornamentals come with the added bonus of being packed with wonderful flavours to use in your cooking. … Continue reading Five herbs to grow for bees

Garden positive… five easy ways to create a healthy, productive garden

Creating a kitchen garden is a rewarding and delicious step towards more sustainable living. Growing organically cuts out the pesticides. Harvesting fresh ingredients as you need them cuts down on waste. And eating seasonally means you get to enjoy a diverse diet in tune with your local climate. Here are five easy ways to ensure … Continue reading Garden positive… five easy ways to create a healthy, productive garden

Grow one thing… Parsley

If you’re the kind of cook who searches out fresh, seasonal ingredients, growing your own is a natural extension of your passion for good food. But when time and space are limited, the idea of tending a kitchen garden can seem unrealistic. There is one easy way to make a start on your home vegetable … Continue reading Grow one thing… Parsley