How a plant nearly killed me – a personal account

How a plant nearly killed me – a personal account

After consuming a meal with the leaves of a plant, thought to be a wild green, but actually turning out to be Mandragora – which grows commonly around Sicily; there would rightly be cause for concern. For those not familiar, it’s a highly poisonous plant and one that should be avoided. I have read from […]

World’s First Blight-Free Tomato Released

World’s First Blight-Free Tomato Released

UK seed and plant company Sutton Seeds have introduced a world exclusive onto the market in the form of Crimson Crush – claiming it will “shrug off even the worst blight”. This Spring only plants are available with the seeds due for release in Autumn 2015. The plants crop from mid-June until October. The Horticultural […]

Make compost in a month with Mick Poultney

Make compost in a month with Mick Poultney

Compost expert Mick Poultney gives us an insight into his methods of making compost within a month. Please note: This video was made by voltunary organisation The National Vegetable Society therefore we aren’t showing the full video but this can be purchased via their website at http://www.nvsuk.org.uk/dvds.html Support Mick by ‘like’ing his facebook page at […]

How Cooking Can Change Your Life with Michael Pollan

How Cooking Can Change Your Life with Michael Pollan

Renowned activist and author Michael Pollan argues that cooking is one of the simplest and most important steps people can take to improve their family’s health, build communities, fix our broken food system, and break our growing dependence on corporations. The event was chaired by Tim Lang, professor of Food Policy at City University London. […]