Ann Marie Powell Book

Ann-Marie Powell's My Real Garden Book Review

Garden Designer, TV personality and Author, Ann-Marie Powell has taken the past year in her stride, harnessing everything we love about the outdoors and our gardens, pouring her energy into creating a unique and wonderful book, My Real Garden. At...More >
Tags: book, real garden, gardening, advice
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Julia Parker Little Grower's Cookbook Review

Little Grower's Cookbook Review

With a year of intermittent home schooling under some of our belts, it can be difficult to think of new ways in which we can engage with our children. Authors Ghillie James and Julia Parker have come together to create a beautifully illustrated,...More >
Tags: Growing cookbook. gardening, Recipes
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My Real Garden

New Beginnings and My Real Garden Book

Finding Inspiration After the challenges of 2020, it’s a relief to welcome to the new beginnings of this fresh new year, isn’t it? But despite the sometimes seemingly insurmountable challenges (and for many, personal tragedies), I believe that 2020...More >
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Julia Parker and Basil

Splitting Supermarket Basil

I love growing Basil, it is my all time favourite annual herb, I use masses of it through the summer. It grows happily in the greenhouse in pots or in a raised bed but equally it will grow happily outside once the frosts have passed through to...More >
Tags: Parkers Patch, Splitting Basil, Basil Pesto Recipe
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Water for Garden Birds

Water for Garden Birds

Your bird feeders are topped up, your nest boxes are cleaned and open for the season, a little patch of your garden is growing wild, there’s not much else you can do for the wildlife in your garden, is there? Our garden birds need water for both...More >
Tags: Bird Baths, wildlife, Sustainable Gardening
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THE PIG at Harlyn Bay

What's Growing On at The PIG

Known for their deliciously fresh and home-grown seasonal produce, The PIG hotels have been putting their hard work and growing efforts into supporting local initiatives for the vulnerable and members of society locally to them in need of a little...More >
Tags: the pig, greenhouse growing, growing under glass
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