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Winter Greens – Cavolo Nero

Winter Greens – Cavolo Nero

Imagine a vegetable that tastes like kale but has the texture of savoy cabbage and you’ve got Cavolo Nero. We’ve been growing it successfully on our allotment in Hitchin for several years now and love it. It’s an Italian cabbage that comes from Tuscany with very dark green almost black leaves. In fact ‘cavolo nero’ … Continue reading

Our Allotment

Our Allotment

Over the Easter weekend we planted our chitted seed potatoes in the allotment. It’s quite a laborious job, but there is nothing to beat the taste of freshly dug new potatoes in the Summer months. We’re trying a new variety of first earlies called Lady Christl, they’re a yellow, waxy potato which should be good … Continue reading