Maker of clothes, recipes, natural fabric dyeing, Gardener of veg, fruit and flowers.

Maker of clothes, recipes, natural fabric dyeing, Gardener of veg, fruit and flowers.

Category: Grow

Why grow comfrey

Why grow comfrey

This is a blog post on why grow comfrey and what is its use for. Comfrey is a great source of natural nutrients for plants. I do grow some vegetable at home so can relate the reason to use comfrey. Plus most of the time […]

How to harvest corn

How to harvest corn

Here a blog post on how to harvest corn. While corn is relatively easy to grow but harvest it was a trick I must admit I yet to master that well yet. It is an important step in growing corn as it will affect the […]

Growing and harvesting sorrel at home

Growing and harvesting sorrel at home

This blog post is on growing and harvesting sorrel. Sorrel is a perennial salad leaves that is very easy to grow. To be honest it is not my family and everyone’s favourite salad leave. As it’s got a funny oxalic acid taste in it. Sorrel […]

Growing and harvesting rhubarb

Growing and harvesting rhubarb

This a blog post on growing and harvesting rhubarb. I have been growing rhubarb for a few years. From crowns and seeds. Yes, it is possible to grow rhubarb from seed. Growing from seed will take a while for the plant to be established. Compared […]

Growing and harvesting cucumber

Growing and harvesting cucumber

I love growing my own food. This is post on growing and harvesting cucumber. Cucumber are from the same family as courgette. Therefore to grow them it’s nearly the same care they need in order to grow them. Here is an previous blog post on […]

‘Blauwschokker’ pea mangetout growing and harvesting

‘Blauwschokker’ pea mangetout growing and harvesting

I have eaten mangetout raw till I started growing pea mangetout ‘Blauwschokker’ in my garden. In the past, I have cook lots of mangetout in stir-fries and just boil them. This is a different variety from the supermarket or shop bought ones. They are blue […]

Growing purple garlic flowers

Growing purple garlic flowers

Here is a blog post on growing purple garlic flower. I love to grow edible flowers mainly because they are not only good to look at but also edible. Also known as allium sativum. To be honest I am not sure which variety of garlic […]