Pumpkin Pasta Pie

Pumpkin Pasta Pie

Sometime towards the end of last year, my friend Chris gave us a homegrown, blue pumpkin. I’m amazed to find that I don’t have a photo of it, but it was large, a fairly traditional pumpkin shape, and rather spiffingly blue. It sat on the dining room table for months,...
Exciting new arrivals

Exciting new arrivals

Recording a podcast with Markus Kobelt of Lubera. Photo by the lovely Fran of Rabbit Attack PR 🙂 At the Garden Press Event last month I met up with Markus Kobelt of Lubera to record the first in a series of podcasts about the wonderful world of fruit growing. The...
Tendrils: 170310

Tendrils: 170310

Hello! Welcome to Tendrils. I’ve got a head full of rhubarb recipes at the moment, and although I’ve made plans for bountiful rhubarb harvests in future years, for this year I’ll have to resign myself to buying rhubarb to make them. Fortunately I’ve discovered that...
International Women’s Day 2017: Joy Larkcom

International Women’s Day 2017: Joy Larkcom

Today is International Women’s Day, when we reflect on and celebrate the progress we’ve made on women’s rights, and challenge gender inequality. I’ll start by addressing two inevitable questions. 1. International Men’s Day is Sunday 19 November 2. There are lots of...
A field of beans

A field of beans

The weather has been pretty awful of late, with one winter storm after another bringing high winds and heavy rain to the garden. Saturday dawned mild and bright, and so it was definitely time to get some garden time in. I decided that the first order of business was...
Tendrils: 170303

Tendrils: 170303

Hello and welcome to Tendrils! I don’t have a heated propagator, and this house doesn’t have an airing cupboard, so my seeds normally have to make to with the ambient temperature of the house. However, I opened the hall closed one morning and discovered it was very...

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