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 […]
The Canadian Government has recently released an economic action plan. It’s a bit exhaustive and exhausting, but worth a walk-by. Click here to have a look. Bring some friends along. Coyotes, maybe. […]
First, plant some flowers. Watch them grow. Nice, eh! Bees will burrow into the soil and lay their eggs. Nicer yet! Voles will come and root around, as voles will do. By […]
Got your Welsh onions yet? The know no seasons. They push living out of the dead Earth. Which is, accordingly, not dead. Very Celtic, that!
Two months ago, we picked these beauties. They were all very green then. I deviated from Ricardo’s instructions and flavoured it with a red onion, a red clove of garlic, Winter Savoury, […]
It’s coming along, eh. This corn salad seeded itself in July and came up in August. It ought to be ready in a couple weeks, just in time for a feast. But, […]
Winter? A time of growth, I say. And leaf painting. My garlic is growing roots now undercover, but the welsh onions are having a grand time in the cold. That’s nectarine leaves […]