Flowers in the polytunnel

Flowers in the polytunnel

You will have realised by now that I adore flowers and grow more than is sensible for one household, but then sharing and gifting is a lovely side-effect of allotmenting. I mostly focus on flowers bred for show and fragrance and I have largely ignored the vegetable...
Plot to plate

Plot to plate

I wanted to say ‘fork to fork’ but this is no-dig, so that would be taking artistic licence a little too far. Anyhow, everything on the plate came from the plot which makes me feel very satisfied. The salad is a mix of rocket, sugar snap peas, calabrese,...
Triffid alert

Triffid alert

My efforts to have a more restrained and less jungly polytunnel are being ignored by the plants.  The cucumbers and tomatoes are the main culprits.  They seem to have almost shot out of their pots in the last week and appear to be making a bid for freedom –...