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 Runner beans

Growing and harvesting Runner beans

Growing and harvesting Runner beans Recently I had a glut of runner beans harvest in my garden. I put down the seeds on the raised bed over the end of summer. Now it’s October a huge harvest. on can start sowing them under covers from […]

Harvesting Olives

Harvesting Olives

I have harvesting olives recently from the olive trees round by the village in Italy. I am curious¬†as it’s my first time harvesting olives. Plus while I was there it was lovely sunny and warm weather. It has taken a change the following week with […]

Growing and harvesting amaranth

Growing and harvesting amaranth

I have been growing and harvesting amaranth (the red variety) in allotment at Italy recently. I have growing before last year in the UK. They perform better in Italy than the UK simply because the sun is much stronger here. Even it’s location is at […]

Growing and harvesting Pak choi

Growing and harvesting Pak choi

Growing and harvesting Pak choi. It’s been a while since I last posted anything about a homegrown vegetable. The growing season is coming to an end. Not unless one does have a heated greenhouse and grow lights it is not easy to extend the growing […]

Corn

Corn

Corn in their husk another corn plant with green foliage and ripen corn still in husk It’s now end of July I have growing some corn plants from seed since April. They have grown huge but get any corn out of them is a challenge […]

Tomato harvest today (growing tomato)

Tomato harvest today (growing tomato)

Tomato harvest today Just been to the garden for a tomato harvest today. They are slowly beginning to ripen after being sown from seed from April. I have been given them broken horse manure and a weekly tomato feed. They have been grown in the […]

Growing and harvesting Thai Basil

Growing and harvesting Thai Basil

How to grow Thai Basil