The Gravetye Gardeners Journal
We have been experimenting with a new plant in the kitchen garden this year.
Yacón (Smallanthus sonchifolius) is a perennial daisy, closely related to sunflowers and the Jerusalem Artichoke. 217 more words
1 month, 1 week ago
The strong winds we had last week have put our staking skills to the test. The Brussels have been the worst hit. We’ve been working hard to get them standing tall again, as it could easily cause a domino effect!
Fay & Sarah.
1 month, 2 weeks ago
We’ve been growing chicory for Head Chef George ready for Christmas.
The process starts in the kitchen garden, where its grown for several months in beds. 160 more words
1 month, 3 weeks ago
We’ve now taken our last crop of tomatoes to the kitchen. Nothing is wasted, so off went a couple of trays of green tomatoes for Chef. 63 more words
3 months ago
Here is this years crop of butternut squash and pumpkin.
‘Crown Prince’ is our favourite pumpkin. It produces an excellent flavour, but as we found out you do need to wait till their skin turns blue, this is a sign they are fully ripe. 65 more words
The Clean Food Club
Have you ever come home from work to find a box by your front door? Maybe it’s the new pair of shoes your ordered or, perhaps less exciting, it’s a replacement piece for the dishwasher? 256 more words
3 months, 1 week ago
Granny Robertson's Cookbook
It’s that time of year again! The hedgerows groan under the weight of the trailing, blackberry laden brambles while higher in the branches you will find both elderberry and sloe. 424 more words
4 months ago