Fresh produce from your doorstep!
by Colour Your Life
Even the smallest outdoor spaces can help you enjoy nature and provide you with your own taste of the ‘good life’. Urban and courtyard gardens, balconies, terraces or just simple window boxes all offer the potential to create a beautiful and productive garden. ‘Grow your own’ is something everybody’s heard of, but for many, it’s still something of a mystery understanding what motivates people to grow what they could as easily buy in the shops.
A core driver is probably the desire to know the origin of some of the ingredients that go into our food – if you’ve grown the herbs and vegetables yourself, you know exactly what you are eating! We’re thinking here about the bay tree, rosemary, oregano, thyme, chives and mint – useful in so many domestic situations. But herbs aren’t just about food…