Pickling Cucumbers

I am harvesting so many cucumbers this summer that even after sharing with friends and neighbours, I am left with more than my family can eat! This has inspired me to preserve them this year and I have decided to make pickles. So another batch harvested this week and I am going to try my hand […]

So Many Cucumbers!

Fresh cucumbers and so many of them from my kitchen garden this summer! So tasty and crisp, these are certainly a far cry from the ones we get all year round wrapped in plastic in supermarkets. I planted the seeds earlier this year in pots indoors and they were a delight to watch as pretty […]

So Lush!

The vegetables in the raised bed are loving the warmer summer weather and all that rain has been so appreciated! A great transformation in just a few weeks. Even if you have just a small space on a balcony or window sill or a tiny garden, do give gardening a go. It is a wonderful […]

Days Out …

Seedlings have all seemed to have sensed spring as they have shown a great growth spurt! Suddenly it seems that we are surrounded by all the green and the family is having to negotiate their way as they go in and out of the back door. The seedlings are taking over a lot of space […]

Almost Ready for the Outdoors

It only seems yesterday when I planted my first seeds of the year and my seedlings are nearly grown up to move to the outdoors! Spring is a wonderful season of hope and my young seedlings are proof enough. So let me show you round … Courgette seedlings have done very well and are now […]

All In A Queue Now

The days are becoming brighter and warmer and the queue of young seedlings is getting longer if not crowded! It feels like just the other day when I spotted the first peek of green after having planted my seeds for a variety of vegetables. Little did I realise that this was going to cause an […]