Raised bed building, courgette flower buds and maple-pickled shallots

News from our garden is that yesterday the weather was beautiful so my husband and children built our first raised bed for the garden, ready to be put in place this weekend… … the parsnips have all germinated this morning, the carrot seedlings are just starting to show and the peppers continue to thrive. Our…

When your kitchen becomes a potager greenhouse…

We’re currently in that 4-6 week period where all of the indoor-sown seeds have sprouted and are growing really fast … but we’re still waiting on the frost to clear before they can all move outside. So today, the children helped me to carry the camping tables into the kitchen from storage.  You can just…