Organic Pesticides – Rhubarb Leaf Pesticide

Rhubarb Pesticide

Rhubarb doesn’t just taste delicious, the leaves of the plant can also provide a natural pesticide for your garden. Although this pesticide should not be used on edible crops, I thought I would still include this recipe since you can use your edible crops …

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Saving Pumpkin Seeds

saving pumpkin seed

One of the greatest thrills we get in our edible garden, apart from the obvious produce, is using seeds from last seasons crop (or the seasons before) to grow more produce. Seed saving is a great way to keep growing the fruit …

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Saving Tomato Seeds

saving tomato seed

One of the greatest thrills we get in our edible garden, apart from the obvious produce, is using seeds from last seasons crop (or the seasons before) to grow more produce. Seed saving is a great way to keep growing …

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Mint Sauce Recipe

how to grow mint

Mint sauce is a firm favourite in our house. A lamb dinner just isn’t the same without it.

Following on from yesterday’s post about our bi-annual herb refurb, I had a couple of requests to post the Mint sauce recipe I follow to use up the excess Mint growing in the garden.

Mint sauce is incredibly easy to make and the home made stuff tastes so much better than store bought.

And it keeps well so you can make a large batch and store it in the fridge.

We currently have a 4 litre mason jar full of Mint Sauce in our fridge right now so I won’t need to make any for a while.

Which is lucky given the current state of our Mint patch.

So, here’s the recipe I use for Mint Sauce.

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Mint Refurbishment

how to grow mint

Things have got a little out of hand in the Mint department. Our Mint patch is looking rather unruly right now which means it’s time for the bi-annual herb refurb. Every Autumn and early Summer our Mint patch gets a good haircut …

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Autumn Beauty In An Edible Garden

Growing an edible garden doesn’t mean missing out on all the beauty of Autumn.

The yellows of the Cherry tree leaves…

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The oranges of the Nectarine tree leaves…

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