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Update and a bit more planting

Various factors have rather prevented much time in the garden recently, not least the weather which has actually been rather winter-like over the last few days especially with overnight temperatures getting down to -4degC. 127 more words


Week 7 - The "will she get there?" week

Last week I hoped to get to the allotment a few times, but weather and car troubles stopped me.  Lets hope I have better luck this time! 24 more words

Main Growing Area

November 2016!

This month is cold!!! There have been frozen fingers at the allotment and to be honest I just wanted to stay inside!

The first Saturday of the month we got down to plot 2 and removed the last of the bean frames and dug over the bed ready for new raised beds to go in sometime soon! 562 more words


Broad Bean rules

It’s undeniable, but some people on this planet of ours do not like Broad Beans! Hard to believe, I know.

But if you’ve only ever been served these beans in their nasty thick overcoats, then that’s hardly surprising. 377 more words

Broad Beans Poriyal

Broad beans (Avaraikkai) poriyal is a very tasty fibrous side dish and it goes well with sambar, rasam or morkuzhambu. Kids also like this vegetable mainly for the beans in it. 151 more words

The soil reveals

Whilst making up an order with a seed company for next year’s garden delights, I remembered that I had meant to sow some more broad beans before it’s too late. 203 more words


What’s Bean Happening?

Finally, after a difficult week the sun burst forth and I could go out into the garden and truly lose myself in it.  After a miserable spring where more time was spent nipping out to the garden to do a few quick things before the next shower.   566 more words

Sarah The Gardener