Category Archives: Garden

The trials and tribulations of being let loose on my first garden.

Keep on jammin

This is the first year I have managed to grow enough red currants to even consider the word jam. My redcurrant bush had been looking good, with lots of flowers. “What a great harvest I’m going to have!” I thought. … Continue reading

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Little Gardening Miracles

I remember the day I discovered spring greens were not only a species of plant, but also offshoots from a number of brassicas after they had produced their main crop. If that’s not an amazing gardening 2 for 1, I … Continue reading

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Food and Flowery Delights

Tonight I savoured a simple but delicious salad of rocket and preserved red peppers. The sweet vinegar of the capsicums and the pepperyness of the rocket complimented the grilled salmon I had for dinner. What made this salad all the … Continue reading

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