Nice and sweet. But after 3 days in the fridge, these guys… That’s a new one for me. About 1-2 cm long.
The bees that will pollinate the Nootka rose in the background here can only do so because of the willow in the foreground. Every year is a journey that starts with willow […]
Compost requires labour and tillage. In other words, it is a renewable input. It is one that mimics natural processes, or interjects materials into them. I guess it is a bit like […]
Well, that’s it. The summer harvest is over! Just the floor to sweep now.
When it is a fruit. It is aromatic, too… …so much so that when a little is added to apple pie or applesauce, it lifts the whole flavour up. I’m going to […]
I bought the shovel on the left in 1981. It didn’t have a lot of a point then. I’ve been digging with it for 40 years now. By the rate of wear […]
In the greenhouse. This is my fifth pick. And no slugs! A little pollination trouble in the corners where the bumble bees don’t like to go, but who is worrying, eh! We […]
Yup. These lovely scallions were planted in 2019, and overwintered twice. The white onions were mature a month ago, as you can perhaps see, but the red onions are perfect right now. […]
It’s a happy time in the garden. Garlic is 15 centimetres high. Leaves did their job. How great is that, eh! And, yeah, there’s lots of it. Go, garlic , go!
That’s right, islands in the grass. They’re not just sitting there. They are creating nitrogen and releasing minerals from the rock into a form that plants can use. In fact, instead of […]