Pickled Beetroot

I enjoy growing beetroot and have had some success with it over the last few years and even the floods in June have not deterred the beet from growing. One way of preserving the beetroot season is by pickling the beetroot and this is quite simple to do. Pickling Beetroot Ingredients For Pickling Beetroot Beetroot Vinegar … Read more Pickled Beetroot

Courgette And Zucchini Recipes

I love courgettes / zucchinis and this year I was hoping for many courgettes that I would be able to cook in many different ways trying out new and interesting recipes I have found in the blogging world. I planted twenty courgette plants earlier in the season and all the plants were doing very well … Read more Courgette And Zucchini Recipes

Seasonal Food For August

Seasonal food for August as recommended by FARMA includes: Asparagus Beetroot Blackberries Broad beans Broccoli Carrots Cauliflower Celeriac Cucumber Elderflower Green cabbage Leeks Onions Parsnips New potatoes Purple sprouting broccoli Red Cabbage Rhubarb Radish Spinach Spring greens Spring onions Strawberries Tomatoes Watercress FARMA is the UK’s National Farmers’ Retail & Markets Association. It “is a co-operative … Read more Seasonal Food For August

Interblog Leek Growing Project – Useful Growing Resources

The leeks that TopVeg kindly sent me after my veg garden flooded are growing well thanks to the advice that TopVeg provided. We have also just found this fantastic video clip by Soilman that will compliment the advice given by TopVeg. Soilman has volunteered his video advice to help the interblog leek growing project. Thanks … Read more Interblog Leek Growing Project – Useful Growing Resources

Seasonal Food For June

Seasonal food for June as recommended by FARMA includes: First strawberries Asparagus Broccoli Carrots Celeriac Earliest tomatoes Elderflower Green cabbage Leeks Onions Parsnips New potatoes Purple sprouting broccoli Red Cabbage Rhubarb Radish Spring onions Earliest cucumber Earliest beetroot Cauliflower Spring greens Spinach   Earliest broad beans Watercress FARMA is the UK’s National Farmers’ Retail & Markets Association. It … Read more Seasonal Food For June