Winter Springs Eternal

The signs of Spring are breaking out everywhere, and our over-wintering veg patch is no exception.

Just as we feared all hope for the late summer plantings of Broccoli and Cauliflower might be fading, the lengthening days worked their magic. Continue reading

Our Year in Veg

first-brussel-sprouts-nov-2016“A garden is always a series of losses set against a few triumphs, like life itself” – May Sarton.

Personally I like to think my life so far has fortunately been a series of triumphs set against a few disasters. But the jury is definitely still out when it comes to our new veg beds!

Certainly in this first year, there have been more triumphs than losses, which is nice. But this is probably mostly because we are still easily pleased! Continue reading