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Mark's Veg Plot · 4h ago

Sowing chilli seeds

I'm sure most of my regular readers know by now that I usually delay sowing my chillis unt...
Mark's Veg Plot · 2d ago

Sourdough workshop

A couple of months ago, Jane and I attended a pasta-making course, and it proved to be a h...
Mark's Veg Plot · 5d ago

Irrigation device brings Chilli success

Each year for the past several years I have tried to keep some of my chilli plants through...
Mark's Veg Plot · 1W ago

Winter fungi

Many readers will know by now that I am very interested in fungi. I'm not, and never expec...
Mark's Veg Plot · 1W ago

Pruning currant bushes

For this week's session at the Courtmoor plot it was too cold for digging. The ground was ...
Mark's Veg Plot · 1W ago

Do you have too many seeds?

Are you one of those gardeners who keeps seeds FOR EVER, or do you buy new ones each year?...
Mark's Veg Plot · 2W ago

A waiting game

At this time of year, many people get what is rather dubiously referred to as "Gardener's ...
Mark's Veg Plot · 2W ago

The new plot - end of January progress report

Each week I spend a couple of hours at my new plot at Courtmoor Avenue. At present, the wo...
Mark's Veg Plot · 2W ago

Broad Bean medley

Last weekend I attended the Hampshire Potato Day event at Whitchurch, and (unsurprisingly)...
Mark's Veg Plot · 2W ago

Over the hump

If I had to describe in one word how my plot looks right now, the word I'd choose is "blea...