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in some home-made compost to enrich the soil. All we need now is some warm weather - it won't be long before I'm opening the backdoor first thing to pick these red gems for my breakfast bowl.
of different reasons, but for those who dream of 'rus in urbe', having the countryside in the town, the reality is that growing your own veg is going to require a regular commitment of around 10-12 hours a week in the busy season. Think about this before you
the garden centre, ready to plant.Plant them 10cm apart (15cm if you want bigger onions) and keep them well watered in dry weather. Onions don't like growing in recently manured ground, but they do like fairly rich soil, so if you have any home-made compost
you should take a paper file-hole reinforcer, some dark food colouring, a tissue, a magnifying glass, then a mirror or a friend:1. Dab food colouring on the tip of your tongue2. Rinse off and pat dry3. Put the paper file-reinforcer no further than 5mm