Homegrown veg will travel.

Homegrown veg
Here’s some veg picked from the garden last night ready to travel 8 hours with us to our self catering holiday location. HOLIDAY TIME YAY!!


Veggie Patch Update

Hello all,
Back on the 28th February I tweeted about the need to begin my veggie patch for the year because my father-in-law had delivered some chitted potatoes and onion sets.
And at last the weather has allowed me to get out in the garden and get the veggie patch underway. A little bit anyhow!
So here’s the progress so far…
The veg patch has been dug over, leaf mould & compost out of my potato bags added,
Veg patch ready 
Garlic cloves planted,
Garlic cloves planted 
Onions set planted,
 Onion sets planted
Started preparing area for new veg bed,
 Start on preparing new veg bed
Lovely hubby kindly did some running repairs on my shed/glasshouse door,
And we had our first visitor, a fat juicy worm!
 Fat worm
So that’s it the work has begun, no rest for the wicked now!

Vegetable Garden planning

The snow has cleared and the sun is doing it’s best to come out so my thoughts have turned to my veg garden for this year. Last year was my first real attempt at a veg garden. Courgettes (zucchini) were the most successful crop. Even made a chocolate cake with them – really!  Lost potatoes and tomatoes to blight and something ate my radishes. Carrots didn’t seem to do much, not sure why. So tomorrow I will be quizzing the father-in-law, he has an allotment, for advice and then drawing up my plan. I’ll keep you posted.