Winter Veg Sweeter after Frost

Did you know that most winter vegetables taste sweeter after a frost?

Leave bean roots in the ground!

Did you know…? …that at the end of the season you should cut bean plants like peas, french beans etc at the base but leave the roots in the soil. Once you cut back the plants, the roots excrete the unused nitrogen that has been building up and release it into the soil.

Best Apple Pie EVER!

Our apple trees are bursting with ripe juicy fruit …so now’s the time to make the best apple pie EVER!

Milkweed Seeds – Wordless Wednesday

First Signs of Autumn – Wordless Wednesday

How to Increase your Tomato Harvest!

I have this amazing polytunnel but have never been able to grow tomatoes successfully. Until this year that is! After coming across a special tomato planter on the internet we decided to give it a try…

Last of the Courgette Flowers – Wordless Wednesday

How to Grow Chickpeas

I love chickpeas and I have a polytunnel. So this year I thought I’d do something daring and grow them here in the Belgian Ardennes.

Sugar Baby – Wordless Wednesday

Sow and So Sunflower Competition 2015

The sunflowers have reached their maximum height so it is time to announce this years winner of the Sow and So Sunflower Competition 2015.

Dill Flowers – Wordless Wednesday

Cox’s Orange Pippin – Wordless Wednesday

Almost There -Wordless Wednesday

Sowandso Belgian Garden Update

Summer is in full swing and so are the veggies in the polytunnel and veg beds. Even though I do not have a lot of time, or maybe in spite it, the veg are doing marvellously.