Scallions, green onions, spring onions and salad onions. Call them what you will, they are simply young onions harvested before the bulb has had the chance to swell.
There’s a fantastic number of allotment, kitchen garden and grow your own bloggers out there. I read as many as I can for inspiration, advice and to find out what everyone is getting up to. Continue reading “10 highlights from the grow your own blogs: June”
As far as I know, there are no stats for allotment based eye injuries. It might sound strange, but I can see how easy an eye ball accident could happen when there are short canes, Continue reading “New balls, please! – Wimbledon themed cane safety”
I have a confession. I neglect the strawberries growing on our allotment. I feel incredibly guilty about this, I really do. The strawberries know my guilt. They have heard me tell the neighbours who visit the plot. Continue reading “10 ways to eat strawberries – when you ask Twitter”
If I was only allowed to grow one vegetable in the garden, it would be tough to deny the position to peas. Growing your own peas is truly a rewarding experience. Continue reading “Summer is easy peasy”
Blackberries make me nostalgic for childhood late summer Sundays at my grandparent’s home.
Ever found yourself cursing the birds because they’ve scoffed the delights of your fruit bushes? I’m thrilled to publish this guest blog from Beryl Randall with a fantastic DIY solution. Continue reading “How to protect your fruit from feathered fiends”
In January, I wrote of my decision to make the transition to no-dig allotment gardening. Continue reading “No-dig allotment gardening and the benefit of time”