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: harvest

Growing and harvesting mashua

Growing and harvesting mashua

This blog post is about growing and harvesting mashua. Mashua is a tuber-like an oca tuber. It’s scientific name is Tropaeolum tuberosum. It has origins from the Andes. The Andes climate has similar to the UK, therefore, it is suitable to grow in overcast misty […]

Growing and harvesting Chard at home

Growing and harvesting Chard at home

This blog post is about growing and harvesting chard at home. Chard comes in many different varieties there is Swiss chard to the massive big ones. When it is in the season they appear in fruit and veg stalls. Chard has got a mild flavor […]

Growing and harvesting mint at home

Growing and harvesting mint at home

This blog post is on growing and harvesting mint. Mint is a super easy perennial herb that is easy to grow in the UK. It does grow in many different climates as well. Mint has great culinary use from adding flavour to drinks and plenty […]

Growing and harvesting radish at home

Growing and harvesting radish at home

This is a blog post on growing and harvesting radish at home. It’s spring at the moment and the growing season has begun. Radish is seen to be a quick growing crop. Yes, it is to quickly grow, however, it’s not so straight forward to […]

Growing and harvesting beetroot

Growing and harvesting beetroot

This is a blog post on growing and harvesting beetroot. Beetroot is an easy to grow rooted vegetable for beginners. Seeds are available at abundance from garden centers. Why grow beetroot? Because beetroot has got exceptional nutrition value. The greens are high in calcium, iron, […]

Growing and harvesting tomatoes

Growing and harvesting tomatoes

This is a blog post on growing harvesting tomatoes. After growing my own food I just now realize that I have got round to write much about growing basic vegetables and fruit. The day to day staple which seems to be very much now what […]

Growing and harvesting agretti salsola

Growing and harvesting agretti salsola

This blog post is on growing and harvesting agretti salsola. Agretti salsola may seem a very strange term to many of you not unless you are Italian. I got to know about this vegetable commonly known as land seaweed or monks beard I believe from […]