Category Archives: Fork To Fork

Planting Out Spring Broccoli

This is a quick “How I” video:

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Allotment Update 19th March 2017

Allotment update recorded last weekend.

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Potting On Tomato Seedlings

I spent a little time yesterday afternoon potting on my tomato seedlings. They’ve reached the point where they now have a good set of “true leaves” and are ready to be moved on. [A quick aside. “True” leaves are the … Continue reading

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First Overwintering Broccoli From the Allotment

It’s a variety called “marathon”, that I sowed back in the autumn, and is now ready to be harvested. I also cut some cavalo nero (black kale), so we should be eating well tonight! As this broccoli matures it should … Continue reading

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Eat Seasonally

It doesn’t come as a surprise to me to read articles like this one, but it shouldn’t really matter that we can’t get produce like this at this time of year. The UK climate doesn’t support growing iceberg lettuces outside … Continue reading

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Potato Time

I picked up my seed potatoes from the allotment shop yesterday, and they’re now sitting in egg boxes chitting. Another sign that the new growing season is nearly upon us.

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A Job For The Weekend

Sow some tomato seeds. If you don’t have any, go buy some. Sow them in some good compost in either a seed tray or if you don’t have the room for that in a small flowerpot on a windowsill. You … Continue reading

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