We have always wanted to grow our own vegetables - not to a 'good life' extent but we both grew up in families that were in 'make do and mend' post war mode. Everyone grew a bit of food. Our previous home didn't really have the space in the Japanese style garden for any veg though we managed to squeeze in a couple of tomato plants. Read more about Plots and scheming
Articles - Garden
We love gardens! I have always considered them as extra rooms in your house and as a kid wanted to set up lights in our garden and look, garden lighting is now very commonplace. Our garden in Croydon was a 50ft square overgrown mess when we moved in and we turned it into a quiet suburban oasis with a Japanese theme. Our garden in Lingfield is much bigger with several large trees. Again this was very overgrown when we moved in. The articles here document our attempts at gardening.