Can’t believe what a day or two of hard work has achieved. In Kitchen Garden – It’s getting closer, you’ll be amazed how quickly we chopped off overhanging branches, dug up scrubby bits and pieces of bushes that had been seeded by the many birds and pigeons that frequent our garden and attacked the vicious thorny […]
It once was 2 ugly garages and concrete. Now look at it!
Believe it or not, those wierd objects in the picture above (courtesy of www.sowtheseed.rg.uk) are the start of our Kitchen Garden, and, strange but true, like the Ugly Duckling from the Hans Christian Andersen story, these straggly, string-like objects evolve into the most amazing succulent and tasty Asparagus Spears. So on one of the coldest […]
Yes. Excited! I can’t believe it myself. Oh how my life has changed. It used to be new shoes, or a new dress or even having my nails done. But now …… it’s a compost heap, made by Erik. This is it – the start of our new Kitchen Garden. OK, it’s a small start, […]
Recipe: Food is Beautiful – The Kitchen Garden proves it! I had a food adventure the other day, in my own Kitchen Garden!! Erik is a brilliant photographer, always has been, always will be. But the other day, one of those rare August sunny days, I was in the Kitchen Garden and realised that the […]
How the Kitchen Garden evolved … Part Two Getting rid of the asbestos garages was the most worrying aspect of starting our project. Luckily we had some very helpful council advisers who pointed us in the right direction, and I breathed a huge sigh of relief when all the asbestos, timber and metal were safely […]
How the Kitchen Garden evolved … Part One From this … an allotment shed, complete with allotment worked by our friend, Sandra. A few years ago, she asked us if we would like to share it with her, and that was our first real taste of ‘growing our own’. After 2 or 3 three years, […]