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 blackberry

Growing and harvesting blackberry

This blog post is on growing and harvesting blackberry. A hardy woody easy to grow shrub. Once it’s established it is so easy to grow that it can grow out of hand if it’s not pruned to keep it from growing all over the place. […]

Growing and harvesting cucamelon

Growing and harvesting cucamelon

Here is a blog post on growing and harvesting cucamelon. I had great success in growing them and now writing a blog on how to grow and harvest them. What are cucamelon? While they are not available to buy in supermarkets they are relatively easy […]

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 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 […]

How to grow and harvest Yacon

How to grow and harvest Yacon

This is a blog post on how to grow and harvest Yacon. Also known as Peruvian Ground Apple. I found about this tuber after reading a few gardening books about it and decided to get hold of Yacon . I did this at the end […]

Growing and harvesting chinese artichoke

Growing and harvesting chinese artichoke

Here is a post on growing and harvesting chinese artichoke.  Chinese artichoke also know as stachys affinis or crosnes. it originates from China. It is another quite hard to find tuber or vegetable plant as it’s not availalbe in supermarkets. It is just not commercial […]

Growing and harvesting Skirret

Growing and harvesting Skirret

Skirret is a forgotten rooted vegetable. It was grown in Victorian and Tudor times. However over the years it became a forgotten vegetable as it’s not available in supermarkets at all. This post is about growing and harvesting skirret. Also known as Sium sisarium. They […]