A Sunny Day of Sowing

It's amazing how a sunny day sowing seeds can lift your spirit. I have been feeling very low since losing Lizzie on Saturday so I dragged myself outside armed with seed packets yesterday and got sowing. I planted up a bed with a few rows of Nantes and Thompson & Morgan Purple Haze carrots, (first time … Continue reading A Sunny Day of Sowing

Beefy Beets

The first sowing of beetroot have been ready for harvesting for a couple of weeks, some have grown quite large and beefy looking but still taste very nice. Nothing is wasted, the hens just adore beetroot leaves. There have been plenty of salads with sliced beetroot for lunch and of course cheese and beetroot sandwiches. Mmmm. I … Continue reading Beefy Beets