Harvesting Some Goodness

There has been some harvesting going on here at the Homestead. The sun has been extremely sly and evasive this season, which agrees with me in everything except how theĀ fruit and vegesĀ have been delayed in ripening. The Billington plums were a week or two slower but the tree rewarded us very well. We very much…

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Finding Places to Fit The Potatoes

Once upon a time, Twiglet bought too many seed potatoes. Such a great story... The problem in this plot is that I now feel obliged to find places to fit all the seed potatoes. Gotta plant 'em all! I despise Pokemon but I like to make use of its catchphrase. I have been working on…

Potato Chitting and a Marvellous New Book

There is a gardening book I have been wanting ever since I got it out of the library and I finally have my very own copy! I bought it with birthday money from The Parents. It is called The New Self-sufficient Gardener, by John Seymour. It is packed full of useful information about creating and…