The garden is starting to become a little bereft of colour as November begins to bite but as I've been harvesting the last of the veggies from the raised beds this week, I thought I'd share my wares for a veggie #SixonSaturday! In spite of the almost total decimation of the Brussel Sprout leaves, we... Continue Reading →
You may think of a bright, orange Pumpkin as little more than the traditional decoration for Halloween but think again: it is also an incredibly nutritious food and as the flesh from inside the pumpkin as well as the seeds, leaves and flowers can all be eaten, it makes it a vegetable which will more than cover the return you put in for growing it.
It's not all-singing and dancing flowers and veg in the garden you know! Sometimes, despite our best defences, disease or pests can attack our much loved planting! This year's Christmas day dinner may be in danger!
If you've worked hard to grow your own potatoes this year, you need to store them properly to ensure they do not rot.