2017 blogging agenda

2017 blogging agenda

Over the last couple of months I’ve been blogging a lot about my plans for the garden, which is only natural in the run-up to the new gardening season. In terms of the blog this year, it will (of course) be following the progress of the garden and my peat-free, small...
Italian regional tomato varieties

Italian regional tomato varieties

An unusual tomato support, at Hampton Court Palace We don’t really eat fresh tomatoes in this house, and as a rule I don’t tend to grow them. Last year I was tempted by a trio of unusual flavoured tomatoes from Wyevale, but they were tall and needy things that wanted...
State of Play: January 2017

State of Play: January 2017

It’s the time of year when the seed catalogues come out and tempt us to find room for more plants than will fit in the garden. Since the oca and ulluco harvest, I revisited my 2017 garden plan to make sure it still represents what we want from the garden this year....
Oca and ulluco harvest

Oca and ulluco harvest

I didn’t get outside much over Christmas, as the weather wasn’t really conducive to gardening and we were happy having some quiet time indoors. But as harvesting the oca and ulluco was long overdue, I went out to do it yesterday afternoon. The photo above shows what...

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