Many of you have been enjoying our fresh garlic, and yes garlic is meant to be juicy, not the dried, chlorine-bleached, methyl bromide fumigated imported Chinese stuff that the supermarkets pass off.
Back in September this year, at a suitable conference, the boffins at Google somehow convinced what I consider to be two of the food industries leading opponents to both join a panel to discuss ‘Creating a World That Can Feed Itself’. The discussion is most enlivening and interesting. Click below to view the battle!
Collecting and germinating your own seed has many many benefits, and is quite easy to arrange. This enables you to breed plants that have desirable qualities, a practice known as selective breeding, and as successive crops will have been acclimatised to your particular site, each following year will provide plants that are suited a little better to your specific conditions.