How to make your own wormery

A wormery will recycle your waste food to make a superb fertiliser for your crops and a living soil in your containers. Wormeries are perfect for small spaces: they're small, don''t smell and make compost faster than conventional composters. You can either buy one (in the UK many councils offer them at discounted prices) or it [...]

Maximising space 2: multiple harvests from one pot

There are many rewards to be had from growing food in containers, but getting a worthwhile harvest from a small space can be a challenge. My first attempt at balcony growing resulted in one solitary serving of rocket. Fortunately, it’s possible to get a year-round supply of fresh vegetables and leaves from your pots: the [...]