Beans

Asparagus, Beans, Blog, Broad Beans, Cabbage, Carrots, Garlic, Leeks, Onions, Pak Choi, Peas, Spinach

Vegetables To Plant In Winter

Some people talk about ‘resting’ the soil over winter, however the soil doesn’t rest in nature. It is a living community and although growing slows down, it still happens. You don’t have to abandon your garden in winter, there are plenty of vegetables to grow that will let you to extend the season and close the hungry gap a bit.

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8 August, Apples, Beans, This Week In The Garden

The Second Week In August

What a change in the weather, it is much cooler and quite autumnal.   We’ve had  the tail end of the storm ‘Bertha’ and the winds have been really high, but thankfully there haven’t been too many casualties, only a corn, but the cob was big enough to eat.  The windfalls are coming thick and fast, I thought they were early, but looking back to last year, they were falling at this time too.  Now to decide what to do with them to keep them….I might try making some apple leather, freeze some, apple cider vinegar and chutney. Learn more

7 July, Beans, Broccoli, Onions, Permaculture, Potatoes, Rocket, Runner Beans, Spinach, This Week In The Garden

First Week In July 2014

Happy Birthday To My Blog!

I’ve now been blogging every week for a whole year and what a year it has been.  I’ve gone from having a keen interest in gardening to completing a Permaculture Design Course and catapulting myself full on in to the world of Permaculture.  I’ve changed the way that I grow things dramatically and have quadrupled my yield.   Learn more

6 June, Beans, Blog, Cabbage, Companion Planting, Fruit & Veg, Lettuce, Onions, Peas, Permaculture, Rocket, Spinach, Spring Onions, This Week In The Garden

The First Week In June

It’s quite a labour intensive time of the season just now, with everything growing so quickly.  It’s wonderful to see everything thriving and blooming.

This week I’ve planted more cucumbers out in the greenhouse and some outdoor beefsteak tomatoes in pots.  I’ve put parsnips in and also some Mexican spinach. Learn more