Cauliflower Soup

This is so easy and quick to make, and absolutely delicious. Perfect for a starter to any Autumnal dinner, and surprisingly light. This recipe was...

Plant onions

Planting onions now will give you a crop of fat onions in June/July next year. Be careful which Onions you plant. I have chosen Senshyu...

Sow Garlic

I know, some of you will be saying that I am planting these way too early. I’m always one for trying new things though,...

Brussels Sprout and Stilton soup

Don’t think too hard about this one. Just do it. I was really unsure about the recipe. They are two very strong flavours, but...

Cover unused beds

It feels very odd preparing the veg patch for winter in sweltering sun. The weather (officially an Indian Summer) has been quite incredible. However, this...

Take hardwod cuttings

If you’ve got fruit bushes or herbs, now is the time to take some hardwood cuttings from them. Hopefully next year you’ll have some...

Harvest Sweetcorn

If I had healthy sweetcorn, I would have ideally harvested these a few weeks ago. Unfortunately, as they hadn’t ripened correctly, every time I...

Harvest Brussels Sprouts

Despite the recent caterpillar attacks, the Brussels Sprouts were large enough so the attack didn’t affect the sprouts themselves. Although, I am sure if I...

Harvest Blackberries

It’s such a treat going out and getting a couple of kilo’s of fruit for nothing but a bit of your time. The weather...

Harvest Squash

The squash aren’t quite ripe, but the plants had got diseased, and no leaves were left. To save the squash from potential further disease,...