Growing from seed is by far the cheapest way of growing butternut squash, as plants sell in the UK for the high price of around £6. My packet of seed was bought from the internet, but next year I’ll probably just save the seed from one of the squashes and use those. It seems such a waste to throw seed from the squash into the bin.
This month is the month where I put in the most work into both our allotment and garden. I’ve gone a little too crazy with seeds, filling both our allotment and conservatory – the latter now doubling as a greenhouse.
December has to be my favourite month of the year. I’m one of those people who puts up the tree straight away using that as…
One of the things I’ve loved so much this year has been watching our garden develop. Just a couple of years we started a project which involved knocking down our garage to create more space, and since then every nook and cranny has become home to edible plants of one kind or another.