One of the few vegetables that positively benefits from these wintry conditions is garlic. I planted garlic bulbs back in early December and it was good to see their green […]
And not a moment too soon, either ..
Cosmetic chillies, wrong radishes and a new use for Kale … One thing I learned last year was the advantage of sowing chilli seeds very early. Instructions on some packets […]
As noon approached earlier today, the skies cleared and a mathematical equation formed in my mind: Freshly picked veg + pizza base from cupboard + table & chair on back […]
For me, this is one of the best times of the vegetable growing year. Root crops have been rapidly swelling and there is so much lovely food to pick and […]
In one of the large beds today I planted some part-grown Castandel beans. This is a delicious variety of french bean, which has become one of my favourite vegetables. Some […]
As produce starts to come through at this time of year, so do the vibrant colours of many of our fruits and vegetables. From the vivid red of these just-picked […]
This was earlier in the year, but faced with a glut of French Breakfast radish I had a go at pickling them. Properly, chopped up into official pickling vinegar, added […]