Down on the Allotment

Matron grows vegetables and fruit in a courtyard garden. Which edibles will tolerate less than ideal growing conditions. Discovering how veggies can grow in partial shade.

Thursday, June 05, 2008

A week of Firsts

There is nothing, absolutely nothing to compare with the taste of English strawberries! Especially the ones that you grow yourself. Mine are just starting to ripen now, and it is not just the birds that I have to watch out for... my dog Buddy just loves to pick and eat strawberries himself. We found that out last year after having accused everyone in the family, I caught him red-handed (pawed!).
Thought I would also share this with you.. I went into the garage today and found that the last of my Lincolnshire potatoes had sprouted! About 4ft tall.


At 12:56 PM, Blogger WeekendFarmer said...

linked you on my post today. Hope thats okay : )

How is Korma and Tikka?

At 1:24 PM, Blogger this is my patch said...

They must have been quality potatoes! My strawberries are just starting to ripen too. x


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