Kitchen Garden Update

We we were relative newcomers to kitchen gardening when we began our little ‘Good Life’ project last year. As you can see, even with all the preparation that we did it was a slow process and there were some notable casualties. The cucumbers all died (have no idea why really) but we think we may have put them outside too early. Many of the brassicas were good enough to eat – or so we assume, because the rabbits ate the lot! Slugs attacked the strawberries – though thankfully there was enough for all of us.

2016-05-01 12.52.20-1At the start of the season the garden cupboard looked decidedly empty.

However, we also have some extremely notable successes. Our rhubarb is to die for. I haven’t had to buy a lettuce all summer and we have a huge variety growing. Peas, beans, onions,cabbages and tomatoes are great. The curly kale is the most…

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