Making Compost At Home

Making Compost At Home

If you want to farm your garden, making compost at home will enable you to produce larger and higher quality crops for free. Home composting isn’t difficult. You can do it using a compost heap or, if you want to keep things a bit tidier, with a compost bin. You...
Our Progress So Far

Our Progress So Far

Now that we have been trying to grow food in the garden for a few months, we have started to get some results. Here is a picture of the main growing area as of the 19th June 2020: In this image the crops have been labelled so that you can see what everything is:...
Growing Broad Beans

Growing Broad Beans

Broad beans are very nutritious and go well with many dishes so we decided to grow some in the front garden. They are easy to grow and we decided to grow them straight from seed. We planted them in diagonal rows about half a metre apart and with a space of about 25...
Growing Potatoes in Bags

Growing Potatoes in Bags

In addition to growing potatoes in beds you can use bags. We set up a few bags in the back garden and planted some first early and second early potatoes. This is the method we used: Place about 4 inches of compost in each bag. Place about 4 seed potatoes, evenly...

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