How to grow veg using just 1sq ft

I love the idea of square foot gardening. By following a simple and straightforward formula, anyone with even the smallest of outdoor spaces can grow their own fruit and veg, and it claims to be an idiot proof formula. In light of the fact that it’s National Gardening Week, I thought it would be a…

Scottish gardener – my first gardening article published

I’m absolutely thrilled to have my first gardening article published today in Scottish Gardener magazine.  It is distributed free with the Herald, and you can also subscribe to the quarterly magazine online here for just £6 for four issues.  You can also get a digital version of the magazine via that link. Hopefully there will be more…

Inspiration for your home-grown vegetables

On Saturday I was lucky enough to be taken for lunch at the Gardeners Cottage in Edinburgh – a tiny wee restaurant on Royal Terrance which is committed to serving food using the best seasonal and local produce while nurturing relationships with the local community and local producers. Before you reach the front door, you pass…