Over the past month, if not longer, we have been nurturing peas, beans, onions and garlic in our back garden. These have been growing in cardboard tubes, egg boxes and small plant pots. To date they have been protected from: our cats and their friends; Duster our parents bouncy dog; mobs of starlings; curious blackbirds; and the changable weather including strong winds. Continue reading
So eager are we to get growing and start the allotment gardening year as we mean to go on that the kitchen today became the potting shed. Continue reading
Today is the day we plant our first seeds/bulbs – onions, beans and peas. We have scoured the catalogues looking for anything we can plant at this time of the year without a greenhouse.