Category: Vegetable Gardens

Lilacs for the Loo

In all the best partnerships a person settles into the niche that they excell at and develops his or her skills in there. John’s niche is the walled vegetable garden. It was not always like this. I used to do all the vegetables but…

Spring Garden Planning and making Paper Pots for the Seedlings.

I HATE PLASTIC! Oh you knew that.  I did not need to SHOUT then. But I hate plastic!  So I refuse to buy plastic pots for the hundreds of seedlings we grow each year. It kind of defeats the purpose you know. So I…

Tea Cups and Jars

Did I tell you that John has predicted that spring is coming early? Just a thought.  So now we have these growing in the South Window. I know, they will get leggy. However you always plant tomatoes right up to their leaves as they…

Butternut, Chickpea Curry with Eggplant and another award!

We are picking plenty of butternut now and I know I am supposed to be storing them in the basement for the winter but they are just so tasty.  Eggplants or aubergine seem to have been our best fruiting plant this year and we…

Pumpkin Soup for Lunch

It was so cold yesterday morning. I have to admit that I went into shock which quickly flared into full blown denial. I refuse to light a fire, even though we have begun to stack the firewood in the Wendy house. It is not…