I’ve a very interesting tomato bed on the go this season: two plants each of Santorange, Aviditas and the blight-resistant Crimson Crush, each a first-time grow for me. I bought […]
And not a moment too soon, either ..
Frost .. Schmost. With the cold weather starting to kick in, there’s still lots to make and do in the vegetable garden. I’m stunned still to have some chillis and […]
It’s all too easy to see growing your own vegetables through rose-coloured glasses. But home grown products easily can turn out underwhelming: awkwardly-shaped, tough and – worst of all – […]
..the joy tempered only by my enrolment in the caterpillar calamity club You could be forgiven for thinking my garlic plants were dead a couple of weeks ago, with their […]
This is that phase of the vegetable growing year when all the hard work seems to be done: digging over and clearing ground at the end of winter and sowing […]
There’s something cute about tiny cucumbers just starting to form. All of a sudden the first few have appeared this week and I took the opportunity to pinch out the […]