New product: FishPlant


If you fancy taking your veg patch to the next level, how about growing your own fish suppers? Aquaponics, where plants and fish are cultivated together, is a favourite with adventurous urban farms and now it’s possible to have a go at home.

Urban farming: the inside track

by Helen Babbs

When it’s cold outside and the supermarkets are packed with harassed shoppers, what could be cosier than growing and harvesting your food indoors? Helen Babbs meets three people who are tending crops inside rather than out, and shares some ideas about how to (stylishly) make your home a productive one.