Frosty Days are Here

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A few days ago I managed to get out into the garden. Not for gardening but to enjoy the lovely and frosty start to the morning. I wanted to have…

Its Time for Buying Your Garlic

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Garlic has one of the longest periods for growing veg. And apart from a little bit of maintenance in checking they're OK, they can simply keep on doing what they…

Its Not Too Late to Grow Your Greens

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I’ve taken to the challenge of getting a few lettuces going in the first week of October. It's late I know but I am not expecting full-sized produce. Ive grown…

Summer Harvesting in the Kitchen Garden

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It's now August and the garden is looking good. It's incredibly fresh and green. The days recently have had great temperatures for everything to grow away well. It's a shame…

Spring is Definitely Here

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Hi everyone. This is my collection of photos around the garden of all the lovely and colourful new growth.

The Makeshift Compost Bin Worked!

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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…

Kitchen Garden Phase 2 Part 2

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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…

Kitchen Garden – Phase 2

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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…

Another Year Over…

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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…

Kitchen Garden Review 2018

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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…

It’s Time to Embrace Change

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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,…

Harvesting Some Monsters

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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…