Monthly Archives: August 2013

Moving towards autumn

The produce is coming in…. Overall, I think it is better than last year by far. And now I am preparing the garden for autumn. Continue reading

Advertisements
Posted in Gardening, Health, In the kitchen, Social | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

The tomatoes have arrived

The tomatoes outside are starting to ripened, so here goes for some delicious salads! Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, In the kitchen | Tagged , | 8 Comments

Dried broad beans

Having left my broad beans on the plant, some of the pods have dried out. Seeds for next year? Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, In the kitchen | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

The frog and lettuce

This evening, whilst picking lettuce, I was delighted to see a frog in the garden. Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, Good for the environment, In the kitchen | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

The Okra

I’m really pleased…. Due to potting errors, I lost my first okra plant but, out of curiosity, I decided to try again in spite of the lateness in the season. And this is the upshot: I had my doubts about … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening | Tagged | 2 Comments

Take ’em in or leave ’em out?

As this is the first time I have grown runner beans, I have no expectations. In other words, I do not know if I leave the beans pictured on the plant below for another week they will get bigger and … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, In the kitchen, Social | Tagged | 10 Comments

Ah! The cabbage white butterfly

Oh no! Looks like my late summer crop of turnips is going to come to nothing, judging by the little left behind by the cabbage white butterflies. As it is too late to plant anything else in place of the … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, In the kitchen | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments