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...
Tendrils: 161230

Tendrils: 161230

Hello! And welcome to the last Tendrils of 2016. Winter has come to the garden at last, with a series of hard frosts. It’s bloomin’ chilly outside, so we don’t go out for much longer than it takes to refill the bird feeders or pop to the compost heap. I checked on the...
Munching Madeira vine

Munching Madeira vine

A couple of weeks ago I was talking about my Madeira vine (Anredera cordifolia), which was a gift from a friend and lives on the (north-facing) kitchen windowsill. I’m not quite sure how long I’ve had it, but it’s happy there and sends out quite a volume of climbing,...
Marshalls Spring 2017 catalogue

Marshalls Spring 2017 catalogue

With Christmas out of the way, it’s time to start planning next year’s garden, and (perhaps) sow some seeds. I’m going to start with some salad; whilst it’s a bit bonkers that we buy in salad from Spain, it’s utterly ludicrous that demand is going to be met by flying...

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