Category Gardening

Tomato and Marmite Risotto

Our tomato production levels have definitely reached what would be described as a glug. There are way more than we can eat without turning an orangey-red colour. But we’re giving it a go. I’m looking for ways in which they…

Siesta

The grafting that I’ve been doing recently had paid dividends. In the last three weeks I’ve removed and shredded all the plant life from our boundary wall, moved a couple of tonnes of rubble to a skip and found a…

The Triffid

Earlier this year we took a load of the compost that we’d made at home up to the allotment. All sorts go in there but alas I still haven’t lured in a family of slowworms. Give it time! As well…

Allotment Update

Today’s picture for my allotment update is a bit of a cheat. For this magnificent beastie is not on our own plot but decorates another on the way into the site. While we were away our friends Mr Metrosexual and…

Supermarket Herbs

You know those supermarket herbs in the little plastic pots?  They’re quite meagre offerings from a culinary perspective.  But I bought thyme and mint for about a quid each the other day and potted them up.  They were a bit…

Dandelions

I was going to pop out and take my own picture of dandelions. After all there’s plenty around at the moment. However this Pixabay photo was so much prettier than anything that I could produce myself I couldn’t resist it.…