Hydroponicum

Hydroponicum

Ryan and I have had a couple of spaced out days – we went to visit the Lovell telescope at Jodrell Bank and came home via the National Space Centre in Leicester. Of the two, the Space Centre is more interesting for adults, but both destinations suffer from being...
What can I grow in July?

What can I grow in July?

If we’ve played our cards right, then July is one of the best months in the kitchen garden, when our main jobs are keeping up with the harvesting of numerous crops, and watering – which can be a pleasant task if it’s not too hot, and allows us to spend some...
What can I grow in July?

What can I grow in June?

By June the vegetable garden is flourishing, with fresh crops of salads, leafy vegetables and baby roots arriving daily. There’s still time to sow some crops, to plug gaps, and if it’s too late to sow… well, you can normally find plants to buy (or swap with...
Green Greenie

Green Greenie

At the beginning of the month I did a series of posts for National Gardening Week, exploring some of the early spring harvests from the garden. The season has moved on since then, and as the asparagus plants are still young I have stopped harvesting them to let them...
7 days, 7 harvests: no. 7

7 days, 7 harvests: no. 7

Well, it’s the last day of National Gardening Week, and I hope you’ve been enjoying the vicarious harvests from my garden! I have enjoyed really focusing on what’s in season, and what we should be (and are!) harvesting and eating. It’s easy for...

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