Author: Eli

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Staying connected in lockdown


It’s blowing an absolute hooley today, again, so I’m cosied up on the couch with a cup of tea. Perfect. I am acutely aware that for some folk, right now, this sounds far from perfect and they’d rather be out braving the gale-force winds. My dad for instance. The poor […]


Stop leggy basil plants


It’s brilliant having fresh herbs when you are cooking (or making a wee cocktail), so obviously we want to make that brilliantness last as long as possible 🙂 That’s where some clever “pruning” and some propagation come in. Whether you’re growing herbs along with me or you have bought some […]


The garden in April, let’s go for a walk


April has seen sun, showers and wind, making for an interesting month in the garden. We’re also full into lockdown now, so it’s difficult to get plants and seeds at the moment (and even those you do get don’t always survive the slightly longer delivery times). So this month has […]

Garden, Review

The big quadgrow giveaway


Today I am putting a wee message out to all you guys in our awesome community to say thank you. We hit the 1000 subscriber mark on our youtube channel this week, which is a bit deal and we just wanted to say thank you so much, everyone. We originally […]


How to keep shop-bought herbs alive


I refer to the herb plants from our supermarkets as a gateway drug, because let’s be honest, for an awful lot of people, it’s the first baby steps they make towards gardening. Fresh herbs for cooking is one of the grow your own adventures most of us go on, and […]