The First Seeds

The year is rolling along so quickly, it's hard to believe Christmas will be upon us next month. It's been a strange year (for me) as far as gardening goes, with the kitchen garden being so new there hasn't been much going on in the way of planting. Soft fruit bushes, rhubarb and herbs have been the main stars … Continue reading The First Seeds

Planting out my Leggy Broad Beans

There has been much drama in the legumes department. Last autumn I popped a few rows of  hardy Aquadulce Claudia outdoors in an attempt to get a slightly earlier crop - I lost the lot. The snow, extreme cold and prolonged cold/wet soil from December onwards took care of that idea for me and just to stick the boot in … Continue reading Planting out my Leggy Broad Beans