Posted in July 2011

Architectural Plants – Alliums

Architectural Plants – Alliums

Of all the architectural plants available alliums are for me the stars of the show. I love everything about them – their colour, shape, vertical nature and amazing seed heads. Whatever size garden you have there is an allium to suit as they can grow anywhere in height between 30cm -200cm. I think another key to their … Continue reading

Broad Bean Bumper Crop

Broad Bean Bumper Crop

This weekend we harvested our broad beans from our Hitchin allotment. Thanks to the recent rain that had fallen the beans had swollen beautifully and we had a ‘bumper crop’ this year. Everyone took a turn at snapping the pods and removing the beans ready for me to put in the freezer. We tried growing … Continue reading