Grow with the Pros: Chatsworth

Chatsworth House in Derbyshire has an illustrious heritage when it comes to growing, with food being grown on the 105-acre estate for centuries. The Cavendish family moved to Chatsworth in the 1540s and there has been a kitchen garden on the estate ever since. It’s exact location on the estate has changed over the years, but today a kitchen garden and cutting garden sit side-by-side … Continue reading Grow with the Pros: Chatsworth

Grow with the Pros: Glebelands Market Garden

Located near Cardigan in West Wales, Glebelands Market Garden is run by two experienced growers who produce vegetables for an on-site farm shop and local restaurants and shops.  Glebelands Market Garden was set up by Adam York and his partner Lesley Bryson in 2010 on a north-facing site equidistant between Cardigan and St Dogmaels. Prior to being market gardeners, Adam was an experienced retailer having founded Unicorn Grocery in … Continue reading Grow with the Pros: Glebelands Market Garden

Allotment Year in pics

It’s been quite a year for a first foray into being allotmenteers. But it’s been a fantastic experience and one that’s been full of challenges, rewards and fun. I plan to write a longer blog post about the 12 months, covering all the successes and failures, very shortly. But I thought I’d start with a quick photo journey of the year, from the weedy field … Continue reading Allotment Year in pics