peel the beet

The garden is warming up to the point that some of the things which have been in it over the winter are starting to bolt. I harvested my beetroots the other day, as they’d been in there since autumn. Time to pick them to make room for some more exciting summer vegetable. Beetroots are great … Continue reading peel the beet

grow your own way

In autumn I planted a whole lot of bulbs: ranunculus, freesias, gladioli…and the other day the first of my ranunculus flowered. I bought all white bulbs, as I’d planned to have all white flowers in pots on the porch for added cooling effect, come summer. As you can, see not all of the bulbs came … Continue reading grow your own way