What’s in the garden – spring?

From SAGE member Stephanie Williams Anyone who has read Mireille Juchau’s novel “The World Without Us” (Bloomsbury 2015) will know that bees are serious business. And because it is hard for us to imagine a world without them, I dedicate these words to all those marvellous, mystical and magical creatures. As the days grow warmer […]

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What’s in the garden – winter?

From SAGE member Stephanie Williams As the metamorphosis from autumn and winter begins, and the soil temperature slowly drops, there are many things going on beneath the surface. This underground activity is every bit as important nutritionally as what appears above the ground during spring and summer. Cauliflower Among the most useful vegetables still to […]

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What’s in the garden?

From SAGE member Stephanie Williams A vast array of food plants will be thriving in the soil over the coming months. Here’s just a couple to get us started, and some nutritional facts we may never have known. Beetroots (Beta vulgaris) Right through spring and into early autumn these magical deep red globes packed with […]

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