Gardening Advice

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SPRING IN THE GARDEN

Planting comfrey under fruit trees

Planting comfrey under fruit trees

Organic farmers know comfrey as a ‘dynamic accumulator’ – bringing deeply buried nutrients to the surface to feed my fruit trees.

Planting peanuts

Planting peanuts

I’m feeling more on top of things in the garden, so I’m growing something new.

Planting potatoes

Planting potatoes

Potatoes can be planted as soon as the last frosts pass. Find out what to do now to great crop next season!

Square foot gardening

Square foot gardening

Low rainfall in summer each year means my garden always suffers. This year, I’m planning to share our water with one bed that really pumps… and grows everything.

How to grow ginger (Zingibar officiale)

How to grow ginger (Zingibar officiale)

A surprisingly simple and satisfying little crop to grow. Find out how to take a small piece from the supermarket and turn it into a year’s supply of ginger!

My favourite herbs

My favourite herbs

A look into how I grow, and cook with a selection of some of the herbs growing at The Outpost.

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