• 4 Reasons to Grow Kohlrabi

    Last year I had not even heard of Kohlrabi but friends of mine gave me a few seeds to try out and I must say I am pleasantly surprised by this vegetable.

    4 Reasons to Grow Kohlrabi
  • First Artichoke Flower – Wordless Wednesday
  • Too many Apples on a Tree

    We have a Greensleeves variety apple tree that we planted about four years. This year, for the first time, it is brimming with beautiful large green apples which are putting a lot of strain on the long slim branches – some of which are bending almost to the ground.

    Too many Apples on a Tree
  • Q is for Quinsy-berry – Word Up!

    The ancient name for the blackcurrant – possibly derived from a medicinal use as a treatment for a throat infection.

    Q is for Quinsy-berry – Word Up!
  • Wildflower Meadow in full Bloom

    Remember we sowed a wildflower meadow in March? We sowed perennials indigenous to the region and suitable for the heavy clay soil we have here.

    Wildflower Meadow in full Bloom

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