The ultimate allotmenteers pleasure finally arrived last night, as I picked the majority of our dinner from the garden. Having realised that there was nothing in the cupboard, I managed to have a bit of a vegetable patch stir fry with some left over chicken from Sunday’s roast. You can see above the rainbow chard,… Continue reading Dinner from the garden
Things are finally growing! The chard is absolutely ready, so now I need to learn how to cook it. We’ve picked lots of strawberries, so jam is on the cards and the beans have also begun. I tidied up the wild section of the garden today, pulling out old poppies and cornflowers and letting light… Continue reading Today in the garden
This may not look pretty, but it’s the hottest and most sheltered part of the garden. We had so much success with tomatoes in this part of the garden last year that we’re having another go. They’re definitely behind where they were last year, along with everything else in the garden. There are around 9-10… Continue reading Tomatoes and other stories
This week has been all about planting seeds and changeable weather!
A round up of winter and the beginning of spring, including fruity gin and apple pruning.
Catching up with garden jobs after neglecting it for months!
An update from Garden 101 this week, including tomatoes, sweetcorn, pesto and inconvenient ladybirds
An update from Garden 101 this week, including flying ants, aphids, wild flowers and lots of berries
Another week on the plot, featuring weather, injuries, courgettes and all the things I haven't done
Jam making, experimenting with banana feed and planning to move the compost heap in Garden 101