I didn’t noticed the rhubarb when I first arrived at Wonder World today. All I saw was weed, weed and more weed. I know why they were there – I must have disturbed the seed when I was digging.
Sadly, in one week the weeds have proliferated while there is still no sign of the spinach, parsnip and other vegetables already sown. Or if there is, I can’t distinguish it from the green from other sources.
Then I looked up: wow! The rhubarb has obviously been loving the warm (for the time of year) and wet weather.
And it isn’t just leaf growth. I picked four of the biggest stems, which have been cooked with ginger and will be much enjoyed later on 🙂
That’s the first crop of the year!
© Helen Butt, April 2014