market gardening

How to Plan a Market Farm Garden – My First Year

When it comes to seeds, I’m like a kid in a sweet shop; ‘Ooh, I like that one‘, ‘Some of those‘, and ‘That one’s pretty‘. It’s an ad-hoc buying process that’s based on lust rather than sense. My planning and management on the allotment I formerly shared with my godmother wasn’t much better. I always tended to grow what everyone else was – that… Continue reading

The Market Gardener – A Veggie Book with Real Punch

Finally, a veggie growing book that has some real punch. Jam packed with real data and incredibly useful charts, The Market Gardner is a book that you really shouldn’t miss, especially if you want to monetize your home-grown harvests.

I love a good gardening book, and can happily sit and indulge in pretty pictures and descriptive horticultural passages whilst sipping a steaming mug of tea. However, you’ll rarely… Continue reading


I'm Geoff, and I'm a plant hoarder.

Like magpies collect bright shiny things, I can't resist plants. An exquisite flower, soft ferny foliage or a beautiful majestic tree - I love them all!

Here, I'll indulge in all things flora and share my passion. Join me as I develop my garden and hoard more plants without apology.