Basil & Cashew Dip

Since I came back from my overseas trip, a lot of things have changed in the garden. The blistering 40 degree weather had killed a few young plants I planted. It also burned a lot of leaves, and my zucchini plant has stopped producing fruit with the onset of the cooler weather. Therefore, I was […]

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I hope I didn’t take these out of the ground too early – but I needed the garden space for other crops. They look like a good size though for something that I sort of neglected over the past few months… Now all I need to do is let them dry out for later use.

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It pays to be picky

This is my garlic from last harvest, sorted into weight categories. The ones worth planting vary from 5 grams through to 12 grams. As the title suggests, it does pay to be picky because larger cloves produce larger heads of garlic.

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Shy Garlic

Plants can be shy too – just not in the way WE are. Look at this Autumn Garlic, only planted last week. I love the way it almost ‘peeks’ out of the soil as it emerges, pivoting a clump of dirt up and pushing it to the side as if to say it’s safe to […]

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