I know you know we love our coldframe (but jus…

I know you know we love our coldframe (but just look at the arugola and turniptops happily growing)

#coldframe #arugola #turniptops #rapini #allotment #wintergreens #growyourownfood #moestuin #koudebak #rucola #raapsteeltjes #winter #februari

“Blinding me with science……” Gra…

“Blinding me with science……” Grafted tomatoes are supposed to give improved vigour, disease resistance and higher yields. So I thought I might have a go at growing some. I have the rootstock “Estamino” and a few (?) different varieties to use as the graftee. I will be relying on youtube guides for the grafting methodology but hope to bring you updates as they occur. 

Hello curly kale. I love it how you just keep …

Hello curly kale. I love it how you just keep getting better all winter.

#russiancurlykale #kale #reneesgardenseeds #cutandcomeagain #wintergreens #frost #allotment #growyourownfood #boerenkool #moestuin #wintergroenten #februari #uiteigentuin

Throwback to last spring. Look at those lush g…

Throwback to last spring. Look at those lush green colours! Things growing, budding, being all kinds of wonderful. Just a few more weeks.
#throwbackthursday #springplease #donewithwinter #allotment #tuinieren #timetogrow #growsomethinggreen #growfood #organicgardening #tbt #greenthumb

The tiniest collection of cabbages that have b…

The tiniest collection of cabbages that have been braving the cold.

#cabbage #redcabbage #tiny #winterveggies #allotment #winter #survivors #kool #rodekool #wintergroenten #moestuin

To Dig or not to Dig, that is the Question

New blog! On why I am considering giving up digging

Digging.  An activity which for many years has been considered an essential feature of gardening, particularly in the vegetable patch.  But is it all it’s cracked up to be?  This blog is about the pros and cons of digging a plot, and where I am currently at in my own practice. (more…)

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Brocolli. Its been going strong since summer. …

Brocolli. Its been going strong since summer. Love it!

#broccoli #cutandcomeagain #winterveggies #february #allotment #homegrown #moestuin #februari #nogsteeds

A few years back, we relocated about a handful…

A few years back, we relocated about a handful of wood hyacinths from all over our plot to a nice spot next to the rhubarb. It’s good to see they’ve taken root and decided to expand their families.
#hyacinth #woodhyacinth #bulbs #flowers #flowergarden #bloemen #bloembollen #allotment #bouquet #florals #almostspring

Spring is somewhere out there… #spring…

Spring is somewhere out there…

#spring #crocus #firstflowers #purple #yellow #allotment #voorjaar #krokus #tuin

Citrus & Poppy Cake Sunday. Because I&rsqu…

Citrus & Poppy Cake Sunday.
Because I’m emptiying the freezer and had some whole, cooked lemons in there (courtesy of last summer’s elderflower cordial) and because there were lovely blood oranges at the market.

#sundaycake #citrus #lemons #bloodorange #upsidedowncake #vitaminc #homemade #frugal #taart #citroen #bloedsinaasappel #zondag