The Queen visited “my” work kitchen garden yesterday, so I spent time on Wednesday making sure it was all weeded and spruced up. Ok, so perhaps the purpose of her visit to Bruton wasn’t to gaze upon my herbs and veggies but it’s not every day that one of the most famous people in …
I had a great time on holidays, but it’s nice being home again too, especially now that spring is in the air!
Every year I mulch my no dig allotment with an inch or two of composted manure or homemade compost, but this year I am trying something different!
It feels strange to be writing about heat loving plants like aubergines as Britain is gripped by unseasonally cold weather. Kitchen gardening is about always thinking ahead, anticipating and planning for what is to come, so I have been happy thinking about warm summer days as I wrap myself up in layers of thermals and woollens!
This is the second part of my series of blog posts, explaining how to grow vegetables and herbs which can be sown now to see you through the winter and right through the spring – no hungry gap!