Category Archives: Gardening

First Proper Harvest

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This week we had our first “proper” harvest from the garden, we have had bits and bobs here and there in the past and quite a lot of certain vegetables but this week was the first one where we had a half decent quantity of a range of veg. This selection contained some carrot thinnings which whilst being very small… Read more »

Garden Improvements

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Well I’ve been very busy in the garden the last few weeks trying to tidy it up and clear a few areas, but unfortunately there is still quite a long way to go. But I’ve accomplished quite a lot… Compost Bins: Well the transformation was quite impressive. Originally the area was very overgrown and messy (top left) and although there… Read more »

Recycling in the garden

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So along with our recent start on clearing up the garden we have also decided that it is about time that we started making our own compost and recycling the food waste that we produce from the kitchen. Since we only have a small garden we weren’t sure before about getting a compost bin, but our local council doesn’t do food… Read more »

Preparing the vegetable beds!

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Preparing the vegetable beds…now this is unfortunately a necessary evil in order to give nice plants, but I’m sure my garden has got it in for me with this particular task. I decided we needed to clear out the back bed to get it ready for planting. It hadn’t really been used at all this year, so it was in… Read more »