Harvesting the elephant garlic

We won a few elephant garlic cloves in one of our National Vegetable Society Essex District Association raffles at the beginning of 2020. We tried to grow garlic last year with little success, but we were up for giving it another go this year! We grew the garlic in multipurpose compost last year, but we... Continue Reading →

A May update

We wanted to give a quick progress update on some of the other plants we're growing that haven't had much air time lately. Garlic They don't seem to have moved much since the last update, but we're hoping they're doing what they're supposed to be under the surface! Charisma carrots These carrots germinated well. You... Continue Reading →

Sowing pretty cauliflowers and planting garlic

This year we wanted to try Romanesco cauliflowers. We bought a lovely bright green variety, Navona which caught our eye, as well as Graffiti, a purple cauliflower! The seed packets recommend they are grown as autumn harvesting varieties, which would mean sowing in April/May. However, we couldn't wait to give them a try, so we sowed a couple... Continue Reading →

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