We’re at the end of June and the garden is looking OK. The vegetables are beginning to deliver with Sugar Snap Peas, Broad Beans and French Beans adding to the Lettuce and Radishes that we’ve been harvesting for a while. Nothing in “glut” volumes yet but the courgettes, cucumbers & French Beans look like they’re…… Continue reading End of June update
This recipe really isn’t about the chicken or the noodles but about making something simple that uses whatever vegetables are in season. As such its slightly difficult to identify what are the ingredients we’ve added from our garden as its “anything you want” that will cook quickly. The ingredients in italics are from our garden.…… Continue reading Recipe: Chicken Noodle & Vegetable Soup
A medium sized yellow tomato shaped a bit like a lemon with pointy end. Description We got this from the Lost Gardens of Heligan when we visited in June 2019. Obviously too late to try in 2019 so we grew this for the first time in 2020. Looking around the web it seems a slightly…… Continue reading Tomato Lemon Tree – Unusual shaped yellow fruit
The other day I was reading an online article (at theconversation.com) (it was raining) which finished with “people who grow their own waste less” and we should therefore replace the “farm to plate” production line with “garden to plate”. As I had just thrown out some lettuces that had gone over, I had a debate…… Continue reading How much food do you waste?