Filed under Vegetables

Tawny

Tawny

September has danced past like a dream, and here we are creeping into October already.

Glut Busting

Glut Busting

Another trugful of tomatoes from the greenhouse, too many to enjoy raw, have been processed for the freezer.

Summertime

Summertime

Through these long hot summer days, the garden has filled out, knitting across any lingering gaps with a gentle progression of colour.

Mystique

Mystique

Slowly we are making our way through the last standing leeks and winter brassicas, clearing the ground ready for this year’s planting.

Balance

Balance

The garden falls quiet in December; a timely lull as our attention has been scattered elsewhere; with weekends away and indoor tasks claiming most of our free time in recent weeks.  

Fruit

Fruit

There are some fruit that we all associate with late autumn, most notably pumpkins and winter squashes, which are harvested after the last apples and pears have fallen.

Burpees Golden

Burpees Golden

This year we branched out with our beetroot growing, to include the yellow ‘Burpees Golden’ and pink-ringed ‘Chioggia’ alongside our usual purple varieties.

Ebb

Ebb

August crept in while my back was turned; and although the garden still brims with summer, there is a definite sense of change approaching.