Tag Archives: Garlic

First plot post 2012

Yeah, yeah, don’t nag – there have been genuine reasons for the silence.  But we’ve emerged the other side to find that there are still tasty vegetables to be had down the allotment. The much milder winter (so far at … Continue reading

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Growing our own – mid April

Last year we were as overly eager as any first timers could be and much of our March efforts went to waste because we started off so many plants in tiny little home made pots which dried out and died … Continue reading

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A tasty one pot dish

I gave last night’s concoction a 7/10. It was a good opportunity to use up some emergency potatoes (we’d had to amputate a load of bobbles off the pink fir apples after they were left in a plastic bucket for … Continue reading

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Elephant garlic!

So, in our usual enthusiasm to pull things up and eat them, it looks like we have missed a trick with the elephant garlic. The pic is of a normal pink garlic (yum) and a couple of our elephant garlic … Continue reading

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Drying garlic

Seed packets are usually very clear about how to get plants started.  It felt like a real achievement when they grew and produced the goodies. So much so, I’ve found myself resting on my laurels feeling like the job’s a … Continue reading

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