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Digital Subscriptions > Kitchen Garden Magazine > November 2018 > GROWING ON THE WEB


We meet Mike Hurdiss a top blogger from the world-wide web who has four allotments covering a quarter of an acre
An overview of Mike’s growing area
A fine crop of elephant garlic

How long have you been growing and what got you interested in the hobby?

I started growing about 10 years ago in the back garden at home. My youngest daughter Olivia was about 10 at the time and talked me into building a few raised beds. We grew salads and onions. We also had a few pots of tomatoes on the patio. After a year or two my daughter’s interest waned but by then I was hooked. Blight kept getting the better of my patio toms so I committed to buying a greenhouse. One greenhouse became two and the garden soon began to look like a mini market garden. So five years ago I started to look for an allotment.

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Welcome to the November 2018 digital issue including exclusive videos made especially for you! This month... Can you dig it? Digging tools that take the strain. Give your fruit a winter workout Crab apple to light up plot and plate Snug fit snack food - Tasty vegetables for your small garden Bird feeders tried and tested by the pecks-perts Grow relaxing herbal teas Easy veg for kids Breads and pickles