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    Summer harvests from the kitchen garden

    Summer abundance fills my garden and kitchen, the delicious harvest of mulching, sowing, pricking out, planting, weeding, watering and caring for so many vegetables, herbs and fruit.

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    Stephanie’s kitchen garden “is not only a labour of love, it is a labour of brilliance and expertise.” Kevin McCloud

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About Me

I am an organic kitchen gardener, chef and writer based in Somerset, England where I grow beautiful vegetables, fruit, flowers and herbs using no dig methods in harmony with nature.

Some of the herbs I use to make potions

Talks and workshops

I offer fully illustrated talks on the following topics, which can be adapted to suit different audiences.

roasted red beetroot salad

Seasonal homegrown food

I love food: trying out new recipes, experimenting with different flavours.

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Summer harvests from the kitchen garden

Summer abundance fills my garden and kitchen, the delicious harvest of mulching, sowing, pricking out, planting, weeding, watering and caring for so many vegetables, herbs and fruit.

Red Admiral butterfly feeding on the Red Valerian in my front garden

The kitchen garden in June

The polytunnel planting is designed to crop on different levels to make full use of the growing space.

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Mid May Kitchen Garden

It is lovely to welcome the sun and warmer weather after an extended period of cold and frosts. The garden is full of blossom. As the petals fall, fruit is forming on the berry bushes and trees. Every day there is…

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No Dig Home

I have started another blog NoDigHome.com to compliment this website, where I will be mostly writing about the No Dig gardening I do in my gardens and allotment and some aspects of my home life – preserving, seasonal food, potions, etc. 

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Permaculture

No dig gardening is an example of good permaculture practice in action as it is so efficient: less work and resources are needed to create a productive, sustainable, wildlife friendly and abundant vegetable garden..

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Soapwort Potion

Now that soapwort is growing again, it is a good time to pick the juicy leaves and make a soapwort potion.

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