Tag: self sufficiency

The best raspberry jam recipe

The best raspberry jam recipe

Whilst I will openly admit that strawberries are usually better for eating fresh than raspberries, raspberry jam is hands down my favourite type of jam. After a poll where over 300 people voted on my Instagram, over half of the people agreed…

How to save your own seed for beginners

How to save your own seed for beginners

As we begin to near the end of the growing season, I am starting to make a conscious effort to start saving some of my own seeds. Saving your own seed is a great practice that can save you a lot of money. It is also more sustainable than buying seed…

How to make the most of your growing space with succession planting

How to make the most of your growing space with succession planting

There are two types of succession planting. The first type is where you sow a small amount of the same plant frequently to ensure continual harvests over a longer season. This is used for crops that give a single harvest per plant, such as carrots,