The Daily Dibber

Kitchen gardener for the Darsham Nurseries Cafe. Seedaholic. Grower and lover of food and flowers.

La La Land

I’ve been away, well away with the fairies. The only redeeming quality about mid-January in this climate is the opportunity it presents for a slow, detailed meander through one of my favourite places, the delightful world of seeds. My glazed eyes have been close competition for my Fifa 17 playing teenage son, peaceful companionship indeed….

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Best in Sow 2016

It’s that time again. This is the second year that I have reviewed new vegetable varieties personally grown in the previous seasons. Here are the best performers for 2016. I have also added the 2015 varieties so that this is a rolling summary to date. Pea. Beans. 2015 – Selma Zebra, Marvel of Venice and…

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Fresh Flowers 2017

Brrr. Settled snow and a local warning for severe flooding here in Norfolk gives me the perfect opportunity to finish my review of new seeds and plants for this coming year. The wood burner is on full blast and the dogs have had their obligatory crazed lap of the garden leaving zigzagged paw prints in…

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