old bananas

5 Ways to Use Old Bananas

If you hate wasting food and throwing away valuable materials, think twice before you throw away those leftover bananas. There are many ways you can use up the fruit and also the peels from making a simple jam to potassium-rich fertilizers. With a little ingenuity and patience, you can create some very useful products of your own.

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Tree Stump Tales

Consumers to Producers

Consumers to Producers It seems that we have inadvertently slipped into the trap of becoming consumers instead of producers. As consumers, we rely heavily on pretty packaging to bring a lot of products to a strategically placed shelf, specifically designed to milk our finances. Our own laziness and lack of […]

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Moringa

Moringa Oliefera

Moringa Oleifera has been widely cultivated for thousands of years due to its rapid growth and many health benefits. The high content of essential vitamins like calcium, potassium, vitamins A ans C, iron and magnesium, make the tiny leaves enormously nutritious.

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Give Bees A Chance

The destruction of bee’s natural habitat is becoming a global problem due to the overuse of pesticides. Here are some ideas that can help our fuzzy little friends from our own gardens.

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Leave No Waste

The Leave No Waste Philosophy

Leave No Waste looks at some simple ideas from around the garden for a better tomorrow. Utilizing things that we often throw away or overlook to save money and help the environment.

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Happy New Year

Thoughts for the New Year

As the New Year grows closer, I would like to end this festive period with some final thoughts to consider in the new growing season. I know that you are all itching to get out there and some are already preparing the patches and anxiously anticipating what to plant at allotment.

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Soily Dreams

About me

It all started in a small garden greenhouse in an almost forgotten town in the North-East of England. Allotment and pigeon sheds once littered the landscape and across the town the flower trade bloomed. Pansies and petunia, tulips and tomatoes, chrysanthemums and calendula. Bulbs and blossoms flowed out of every garden.

Spring

Thoughts for Spring

With Spring just around the corner, its a great time to think about those crucial chores and exciting new projects to start in the new growing season.

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