Vegetable tapas!

It’s been a funny old year so far. Slow growth and wet soggy ground has been my story to tell. How glorious then that we should have a couple of days of wonderful sunshine and I do hope this is the corner we’ve all been waiting to turn…. right foot forward into Summer, quick march! […]

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What’s for dinner… in November?

We’re half way through the year already, how did that happen?! and where’s the summer?! Everything on the plot is growing as well as it can be with such unpredictable weather so I’m now turning my attention to what we’d like to be eating during the Autumn/winter months. I made a plan a couple of […]

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One potato, two potatoes

This year I have been experimenting with an extra early potato variety called Lady Christ. Back in January when I ordered my seed potatoes, the plan was to be eating a big plate of home grown finest by early June but having delayed planting due to bad weather until early April which I wrote about […]

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Creating a garden in the shade

Here’s a question for you…. shady places, what to do with them?! For part of the growing season the tree canopy surrounding our plot grows high enough to cast a considerable amount of shade across half the plot and while that can be a welcome shelter from the blazing hot mid-summer sun that even factor 50 cannot save […]

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