Make a sowing ruler

This is a useful piece of kit when sowing direct onto the plot. All you need is a piece of smooth planed timber approximately 12mm thick, 44mm wide and 2m long. Then you simply mark measurements along the timber. You could use measurements that are common to the crops that […]

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Video: Save While You Grow

Emma shows you some brilliant ways to save money on your plot! As a member of the Mudketeers’ Club, you can enjoy this exclusive preview of the upcoming Kitchen Garden YouTube videos, a whole month early! Watch more exclusive video guides here.

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Make comfrey plant food

If you can find room for a comfrey patch in your garden you won’t regret it. It is such a useful plant and makes a great natural feed for your crops. The leaves are rich in nitrogen and trace elements and particularly high in potash. The latter is great for […]

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Herbs in a bag

You can’t beat a few fresh herbs sprinkled in your cooking pot and they are so easy to grow. Why not try a few select herbs in a growing bag by your back door   WHY GROW THEM? Because fresh, young herbs give a powerful punch to your cooking and […]

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Make a compost tamper

When sowing seeds in pots or trays it helps to tamp down the compost to create a smooth sowing surface. These are easy to make using waste pieces of wood. A log or waste piece of wood can be cut to size to make the tamper and a stout stick […]

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