The Essential Guide To Back Garden Self-Sufficiency Book Review

We all love a good new book! I often find myself scrolling through Amazon looking for something fresh to read. I really enjoy gardening and self-sufficiency books, and my shelf has many books on the topic. Recently I discovered the Back Garden Self-Sufficiency book, edited by Carleen Madigan.  If you’re a regular reader of my …

The New Complete Book Of Self Sufficiency- John Seymour Book Review

For just over a year we have been starting our journey into living a more self sufficient lifestyle. Last year we put a lot of effort into our new home and garden. Lots of work was needed and whilst we managed to grow some food in our back garden urban mini farm, this year we …

My Essentials List For Gardener’s World Live 2017

It’s time for BBC Gardener’s World Live 2017 at the Birmingham NEC, and this year’s event is set to be bigger (and greener!) than ever before. Gardener’s World are celebrating a superb 50th anniversary and there are plenty of celebrations in store for all of those visiting the magnificent gardening event this weekend (Thursday 15th June – …

Superfoods Make Super Kids: The benefits of growing your own organic produce

Ask any nutritionist what the best foods to feed your kids are and they will say superfoods. These are foods high in protein and nutrients that have some incredible health benefits, such as helping their growth and preventing digestive problems, among many other things. There’s no denying that a superfood-based diet is what’s best for your kids …