I got my hands on 2 great new plants to add to my edible balcony collection from the Brentford Dock Community Greenhouse. I got myself an exotic looking black tomato plant and spicy jalapeño plant. The Brentford Dock Community Greenhouse is an amazing place which is maintained by dock residents. Every Sunday residents can go … More Brentford Dock, the Most Plant Based Place in London?
The sun is shining and I’ve just picked my first organic balcony tomato crop! As you may have seen in a previous post I’m growing plants including tomatoes, chillies, asparagus, potatoes and onions on my small London balcony. I’m using an organic seaweed fertiliser so I don’t have to use the animal bone products. I’m … More My First Organic Balcony Tomato Crop!
Beautiful Cornwall is like my second home but amazingly I’d never visited Truro before. It was time to right this wrong and what I found was a city full of innovative plant based and ethical businesses! The first stop was the Truro Farmers Market on Saturday. This busy outdoor market is in the centre of … More Truro Farmers Market – A Cornish Vegan and Vegetarian Heaven!
My small but beautiful first crop! I’ve been growing Pink Fir Apple potatoes and Red Baron onions on my balcony in a mini Poppy Veg Trug and railing pots and these were ready to harvest. More crops to come including tomatoes, strawberries, asparagus and chillies (free from Wahaca!). Have been feeding everything with an organic … More My First Organic Balcony Veg Crop