The Makeshift Compost Bin Worked!

I am truly surprised at the speed of this All this material was last years greens. Granted the woody materials aren't there yet, but considering how I wanted to use…

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Kitchen Garden Phase 2 Part 2

Well after a week of short stints and at times frustrating attempts, I have all but prepared the plot for this year's produce. As I showed in a previous post…

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Kitchen Garden – Phase 2

Well it's February 2019 and the weather is great. Shouldn't get carried away as last year's Beast from the East came with a hearty punch.This year I plan to change…

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Another Year Over…

Firstly, Merry Christmas to you all! I hope you have a great time :) Well, it’s the end of the year, but as the kitchen garden is going there’s no…

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Kitchen Garden Review 2018

As the days get shorter and the temperatures plummet, it is time to recollect with what has been over the past year.It cannot be ignored just how good the weather…

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It’s Time to Embrace Change

Autumn is here and with it comes some amazing colours but its just a shame the temperatures drop. Trying to control nature is what we attempt and in some ways,…

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Harvesting Some Monsters

Well as things go in the kitchen garden somethings have done well and some have exceeded. The size of these two beetroot blows away anything I've grown before.I do have…

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Autumn is Knocking on the Door

Well after months of glorious weather with temperature averages up to levels that happen only once a decade we seem to be back to a wet and soggy normality. And…

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August Garden Recap

The kitchen garden has gone from strength to strength and in cases of the cucumbers and courgettes slightly too well. I've missed quite a while on my blog as I've…

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The Joys of Gardening

Not every time when we garden do we get results to be proud of even if our efforts were. My slight error this year comes from growing pak choi.After searching…

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Garden Reflection – So Far so Good

At what seems like half the garden is pretty well full with many changes from the initial layout and there's basically due to unknown timing, weather and crop success. Timing…

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Veggie Photography

Here's a quickie showing some of my vegetables at the end of spring. I took a few photos mostly because of the detail of leaves, flowers and the lighting.Enjoy!

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