Monthly Archives: February 2013

Hot Beds out in the cold

The ancient method of growing vegetables in hot beds, used by the Victorians and by the Romans, harnesses the natural process of decay to cultivate out-of-season crops. Jack First is the UK expert on hot beds. If anyone can persuade … Continue reading

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Fiddleheads in a forest garden

I had such a good time with Martin Crawford at his forest garden this afternoon, with the sun shining through the trees; even though it was very wet underfoot and most things are still dormant, there were signs of shoots … Continue reading

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