Christmassy summer raspberries are yum…. but I couldn’t be bothered with all the fuss to grow them. Oldschool no-name tough-as-nails Autumn raspberries are for us, and now is the time to get them in. Here are a few tips to get you started..Read More
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If you have read some of our other trenching stories, you’ll be familiar with the layered nature of what goes into the hole. What if the situation requires an above-ground approach? We’ve done that too, and it worked for us. Here is how..Read More
Spring is coming, and though the weather is still snappy-chilly, it won’t be long before our pollinators are buzzing about. In our Level Zero flower calendar (the ‘just-chuck-em-in’ kind), Calendula are perfect to sow in August (though any time Autumn to Spring is fine too).Read More
This is not really a recipe, but a lesson I learned early from my Dad about making good food simply. You can make this hearty winter favourite with lamb, but also any other meat or veg alternative that suits – sooo handy, easy and CHEAP!! This is one of three recipes we teach the kids for when they have big appetites and very little cash.Read More
Twittering, darting, courting, making plans and auditioning nesting sites – the tiny birds in our garden are taking a real interest in bushes and protected low-to-ground niches, but there are a few dangers to watch out for on their behalf, and some things we can do to make them welcome all year..Read More
Costs are going up. Here in the Dibber & Boots garden, we are planning our coming food year with best Bang for Buck in mind. We love diversity and taste and reliability and novelty… but right now, I’m driven by value. Financial and nutritional bang for buck.Read More