A few weekends ago we made a stop over on the way to a friends wedding in the Loire Valley at Monet's Garden in Giverny. We drove down via the Eurotunnel, and this was a stop off that was just a bit more than half...

It's officially SPRING!!  When I lived in Sydney, I don't think I really quite understood how the change of seasons could effect me so much. Really. It's quite a thing. Living in London has made me really appreciate the changes. The subtle difference between 10 C and...

  I do feel a bit sorry for slugs. I mean, who likes them? They don't have a pretty swirly shell like a snail. They don't improve the soil like a worm. They just slop about the place eating..and eating and eating...

  A few weeks ago we sat down and plotted out which of our spring and summer crops would go where.  In order to prevent disease and pests, it's really advisable to rotate crops each year- so making a plan really helps to ensure we don't get...