Tag Archives: winter vegetable

What to do in November – 2

November seems to have snuck up on me without me looking.  You wouldn’t be able to tell by the weather that we are in November as it has, so far, been relatively mild for the end of Autumn. I just … Continue reading

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What to do in August – 2

Firstly, apologies for the post being a little late but I have a valid reason behind it.  I have recently taken on another allotment plot and have been busy turning it around and making it useable for the winter and … Continue reading

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What to do in August.

I spend most of my time now harvesting the produce that we have tended to for the past few months (hence the late blog post). I have to be very imaginative to include the fresh fruit and vegetables into our everyday … Continue reading

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Spot light on……Parsnips

Parsnips are a member of the cow parsley family that include carrots, dill, parsley and fennel and they are one of my favourite root vegetables of all.  They come a very close second, in my opinion to carrots.  Roasted parsnips with a … Continue reading

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What to do now in January

Happy New Year to you all and my apologies for the late posting for what jobs to do now for January.  The Christmas holiday period is always a busy affair at my home and I have struggled to find the … Continue reading

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Winter wonders

As the clocks go back at the end of this month, and night time falls a little earlier, many grow your own gardeners believe that there’s not much that they can actually grow now and prefer to cover their beds … Continue reading

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Spot light on……Onions

Onions are a staple ingredient in most peoples cooking and are one of the easiest vegetables to grow.  Many allotment plots include rows of onions as part of the course.  Now is the time of year to think about planting … Continue reading

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