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After a couple of hours effort, my garden is all cleared from the summer growth. It’s less than half the size it was and is reduced to 2 raspberry plants, a blueberry, basil, rosemary, marjoram, rhubarb and 2 tree saplings. … Continue reading
The weather lately has been perfect for the garden, moist and very warm. Everything at our mini allotment has sprung up and the garden is looking great! We have harvested some huge marrows, lots of peas, beans, more rhubarb, and … Continue reading
This bunch of peas, beans and broad beans came from my little front yard – a strip of soil that runs under the front window ledge. A nice surprise for this evening, there’s nothing quite like fresh vegies straight from … Continue reading
My feeble attempt at year-round gardening has been pretty unsuccessful… all I have is a handful of tiny leeks and tiny beetroot! I have left 3 leeks in until I plant out courgette into the pot, but I doubt leaving … Continue reading
I was pretty excited to find loose rhubarb stalks already on the plants, both in our front garden and at the allotment. 4 already… and lots more to come I hope! They made a pretty delicious rhubarb crumble. Here’s the … Continue reading
Yesterday I went over to the rooftop garden. I hadn’t been for a looong time, Lucy has been giving it much more love than I have, but in her absence I went to visit. I couldn’t believe it when I … Continue reading
I love growing garlic because it is dead easy – the lazy person’s herb. Anyone could do it and you could grow it in a pot too – they don’t take much space. In the middle of winter you put … Continue reading
On Saturday I dug up the potatoes and got so many that I could barely carry the basket back into the house. Lotsa big ones too. *how exciting*! I think there is enough to last us well into winter.