Category: summer

How some people don’t like lavender is b…

How some people don’t like lavender is beyond me. Had my first taste of lavender-cordial and am now hungry for more! Maybe our neighbour is willing to let us take a few sprigs from this beautiful specimen?
#lavender #lavendel #purple #allotment #neighbours #growyourown #growsomethinggreen #purple #flowers #fragrance #summer #tuinieren #bloemen

Handpicked cherries are a lovely addition to a…

Handpicked cherries are a lovely addition to any breakfast, don’t you agree?
#farmtotable #handpicked #cherries #cerise #kersen #veluwe #organicgardening #localproduce #straightfromthegarden #sweet #fruit #summerfruit #summer #breakfast

The epitome of summer (at least in our book): …

The epitome of summer (at least in our book): Hollyhock
#hollyhock #pollinators #summer #wildflower #gardening #bloom #pink #flowers #stokroos #alcea #bees #bloemen #zomer #moestuin

Foxgloves and Bloody Mary’s. By the soun…

Foxgloves and Bloody Mary’s. By the sound of it, you’d think we’re running a cocktailbar.
#butreallyweshould #foxglove #bloodymary #silene #prikneus #vingerhoedskruid #wildflower #instagarden #gardening #cocktails #summer #pink #bloemen #tuinieren

Today’s allotment bounty: beetroot, strawberri…

Today’s allotment bounty: beetroot, strawberries, pak choi, choy Sum, spinach, chard, lettuce, turnip, and radish. Not too shoddy!

Foxglove looking foxy #foxglove #vingerhoedskr…

Foxglove looking foxy
#foxglove #vingerhoedskruid #wildflower #bloemen #flowers #flowergarden #instagarden #inmygarden #summer #flora #pink #colourful #pretty

It’s elderflower season everybody! #cor…

It’s elderflower season everybody!
#cordial #elderflower #vlierbloesem #siroop #holunder #makeyourown #diy #foraging #sweet #foodie #summer

Rhubarb gin. Although ‘rabarbie gin&rsqu…

Rhubarb gin. Although ‘rabarbie gin’ would’ve been more appropriate. This is about three good sized stalks of rhubarb, about three heaped tablespoons of sugar, juice of half a lime and about half a bottle of @gordonsginuk. The other rabarbie has made a version without the sugar and through extensive testing, we’re going to find out which packs more flavour. For science, of course.
#truestory #rhubarb #gin #cocktails #homegrown #homemade #moestuin #frommygarden #forscience #alcohol #summer

I think we tried sowing fennel about four times this year….

I think we tried sowing fennel about four times this year. Finally we have some growing.

#fennel #growgrowgrow #gardensuccess #gardenfail #allotment #summer #venkel #moestuin #groei #eindelijk

Summer staples: Tomatoes on top of cucamelons, and an early…

Summer staples: Tomatoes on top of cucamelons, and an early tomatillo.
Gazpacho and salsa coming up.
#summer #harvest #seasonalfood #tomatoes #tomatillo #cucamelon #nofilter #zomer #oogst #moestuin #eigenkweek