What a difference the sun makes!
I was going to do a Patch from Scratch update at the end of the month, but having enjoyed such a glorious, inspiring weekend in the garden I’m going to do it now.
Ladies and Gentlemen, I love Cavolo Nero. Cavolo Nero is an Italian leafy green and is used widely in many staple Italian meals. Up until this year, I’d never heard … Read more
I got stuck in the middle of the Hungry Gap, when the winter vegetables are gone, and the spring replacements are still finding their feet. This got me thinking about … Read more
It’s mid-March, the weather has improved a smidgen and the rhubarb is nearly ready to pick. Spring is almost here, and I’ve been rummaging through my seed boxes to remind … Read more
I bought my seed potatoes from the allotment shop yesterday. After much deliberation, I went for Pink Fir Apple and Estima, both varieties I’ve never grown. I chose the Estima … Read more
There were 9 fruits and vegetables that saved a substantial more than everything else during 2021. Not only did I get to save money in my own garden but also … Read more
My lack of beetroot love left me feeling a little guilty, so to try and make up with one of my favourite allotment crops, I’ve decided to big up the … Read more
I’ve been having after zero success with peas and mangetout on the allotment. I struggled with patchy germination, and what did come through shrivelled up and went to pea heaven … Read more
There are many great recipes for rhubarb, and year by year I’m getting round to trying as many as possible. I adore the pinky green sticks and the deliciously sweet … Read more