Stephanie Hafferty

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Spring Equinox

It’s the first day of spring – Happy Ostara!

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Winter Update: How can it be February already?

January has flown by, a busy month, including working on the final edit of our book and going on holiday. The No Dig Home and Garden has now gone back to the publishers and off to the designer, exciting times!

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Late Winter – Signs of Spring

I spotted this ladybird enjoying some sunshine on a spinach leaf in my polytunnel on February 19th. The utilitarian structure has a range of habitats which provide shelter for many ladybirds and other beneficial creatures including a toad and spiders. Some…

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January allotment in the sunshine

My lovely allotment is just a few minutes’ walk up the road. Most days  I can walk up there with a trug and trowel to garden or gather food, but when I am harvesting a lot of vegetables or need…

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The New Year Kitchen Garden

This morning during an unexpected burst of sunshine with blue skies, I harvested salad in the polytunnel, adding chicories from one of the raised beds in the front garden to the mix

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The Winter Solstice Polytunnel

Over the winter the polytunnel is full of abundance – salad leaves, some vegetables, herbs and sometimes the washing!

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What’s in season in my kitchen garden? May

This month there is an abundance of new flavours, including first peas and broadbeans, sown last autumn and overwintered in the polytunnel – so sweet and outside, the long awaited asparagus!

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What’s in season in my kitchen garden? April

seasonal tips from the no dig garden kitchen

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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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