Raw cauliflower has a wonderful nutty taste, perfect grated into a salad for a little crunch! Advertisements
A wonderful tongue-rolling name for the cultivar group of kohlrabi, the German turnip (Brassica oleracea Gongylodes group).
With August underway, it’s high time for an update on the productive side of the garden.
The last of the salad rocket bolted some time ago, and somehow I never quite got around to another sowing, but I haven’t been able to bring myself to uproot it, finding its mass of whirling windmill flowers so pretty.
This month I’m finally taking the plunge, and joining the EOMV hosted by Helen to track the (hopefully rapid) changes in our garden now that we have the makings of our first partial ornamental borders.
It was a fierce night here, with strong winds battering us from the south. In the morning, all is serene in the cool sunshine, although a few casualties are in evidence: several of the late rosebuds are found on the ground, although one deep red one remains still shyly holding her petals close.
Ah, well. Despite our attempt at successional sowings, it seems that we have a temporary lack of lettuce.
To ensure a continuing crop of salads throughout the summer, now that we are picking so regularly, last weekend I sowed a new row of radishes alongside the last of the current crop.
I love nasturtiums; their rich jewelled colours, in hot orange