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Getting sowing (part 2: outdoors)

With the seeds I sowed in the propagator the other day starting to sprout, and a lovely sunny (if very windy day) in prospect, it was high time I got some veg on the go outside. 609 more words

Vegetable Gardening

Growing Cabbages

Growth habits and planting needs

Cabbage is a hardy annual cool-weather crop that is easy to grow and is an important vegetable, protective against cancer and for lowering cholesterol when cooked for a short time or eaten raw. 793 more words

Growing Guides

Quick cured, pan fried cod with sauce verte

Sometimes I find an ingredient and I know I want to cook something with it. I came across this lettuce and I knew I had to make something. 349 more words


Happy Christmas

Even though it has been unseasonably warm in the UK so far this winter, it is nevertheless a time of rest for the garden (and gardener), so it is lovely to look at pictures from earlier in the year and to look forward to next year’s labours, harvests and joys.  61 more words

Perennial Vegetables

the garden going it alone .....

It has been a while since I posted regular updates on this blog –  I have been poorly for some months, but am on the mend now.  301 more words

Perennial Vegetables

Spring into Mid-Year

Can you believe we are on Week 26 so are half way through the year? If you have any feedback – the good, the bad and the ugly – do let us know as we would love a mid-year review! 430 more words