Monthly Archives: June 2010

Harvesting broad beans and garlic

I remember taking photos of tiny shoots of garlic poking through the snow back in that awful winter than still makes me shudder. It looked so vulnerable and delicate against everything that winter threw at it.  Yet it and its fellow garlic plants have not only survived the winter, they have grown into fabulously strong […]

Potato Salad

A pan full of new potatoes A bunch of spring onions 1 avocado 3 eggs – preferably free range – hard boiled for 10 mins. Mayonnaise Salt and pepper Chives – a handful A little olive oil 1 lemon Cook the potatoes until cooked. Drain and let dry out. Cut the spring onions into little […]

June is bursting out all over – sounds like a song!

My computer has been broken and I have felt like I was missing my right arm.  So sorry for not updating my blog for so long. And so much has grown and happened. We have eaten the most delicious strawberries ever tasted!!  No, no exaggeration there at all.  They really were.  I’m talking about the […]

New Potatoes – first crop harvested

Since I last wrote to you all, lots has happened. Chelsea Flower Show was fabulous. I chatted to some lovely people, who gave me some very interesting information. Have you heard of ‘permaculture’? Neither had I! I will come back to you on that one, as apparently, the Access Garden Frames are a perfect example […]