Posts

Showing posts from May, 2018

Latest Vlog!

Garden Successes and Failures (April to May 2018)

Image
There's no doubt, this year has been slow to start in the garden and it's only now in May we are starting to see the real start of our vegetable garden. I think that's about a month behind where we'd normally be.

In between April and May a lot has changed and so today I thought I'd go through some of the successes and some of the failures of the season so far... because like all gardeners, my garden has me ever learning to perfect my production.

The real successes are my broad beans, peas and spicy lettuce leaves all of which are really starting to get going.

Just look at these beautiful flowers on the Bunyard Exhibition Broad Bean plant!

Albeit slow to get started, everything looks lush and green at this time of the year... my favourite shades coming from my Mixed Spicy Leaves.

Not everything has worked though, my Spinach is a wash out, every seedling has either burnt in the hot spell we had, or bolted because of the extreme change in just a few days in April. I …

Garden Vlog: 13th May 2018

Image
Finally the weather is changing and slowly the garden is coming alive. Today on the show I'm taking you through what's worked, what hasn't and how my small garden is looking.