Reviewing the seeds I’ve sown so far this year reveals the usual pattern of some successes and some failures. But the picture has been skewed by difficulties getting hold of […]
I’ve three fiery chilli varieties on the go this year: Maya Pimento, Peach Bhut Jolokia and Pink Tiger. Having germinated the seeds and started the seedlings in a heated propagator […]
After a warm, sunny week there was the potential to move young vegetable plants outside this weekend. Unfortunately the weather turned cooler today, so things will need to stay where […]
It was a big day in the garden today: after lifting various matured crops I was finally able to move the tomato plants out of the plastic tents and into […]
This was dinner last night. Some slightly indulgent venison steak, accompanied by lots of last season’s home-grown veg from the freezer. From the top: venison topped with pancetta, on toast, […]
These are the Gladiator parsnips I picked this morning, oven-roasted with Maestro carrots and rosemary. Not exactly a recipe, but delicious and very moreish.
It’s a pleasure but a surprise to still be lifting these Maestro F1 carrots. They were planted back in March and April and have been ripe for picking since August. […]