There's nothing quite like the first salad of the season that has been made from ingredients that all come from your own garden. Usually for me this is a simple lettuce salad, maybe dressed with some chives or a few other herbs.  This year, rather excitingly we...

I've been busy. Really, really, REALLY busy. The Gardener muttered about overcommiting ourselves this summer a while back, and my optimistic self ignored it.  It turns out he was right.  To be fair, most of the busy has been pleasure related,  in the past 3 weeks, I've met...

A few weekends ago we made a stop over on the way to a friends wedding in the Loire Valley at Monet's Garden in Giverny. We drove down via the Eurotunnel, and this was a stop off that was just a bit more than half...

  A few weeks ago we sat down and plotted out which of our spring and summer crops would go where.  In order to prevent disease and pests, it's really advisable to rotate crops each year- so making a plan really helps to ensure we don't get...