Berry Maintenance

I’ve taken the decision to grow all of my berries in pots. Originally, I was going to use a bed, but the soil requirements are so varied that I think each bush will be happier in its own home. So I’ll be moving two honey berry plants and potting up a couple of blueberries. I…

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Perennial Kale

While goofing about on TikTok last night, I was shown a clip about perennial kale. I’ve grown kale as an annual, but had no idea there was a perennial variety that produces leaves throughout the year – multiple years, in fact. We eat a lot of kale, so I immediately began searching for seeds so…

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Radicalised

Off grid. It’s a scary concept for some, but for people like me, it’s an aspiration. Imagine living a self-sufficient life and no longer being beholden to ‘the man’. It sounds quite hippy-trippy-60s anti-establishment, but there is great appeal in disentangling oneself from the clutches of societal expectations. To truly live off grid means digging…

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