Category Archives: Vegetables

Tomato Moonglow

Large Orange/Yellow round tomato on Indeterminate plants Description Grown for the first time in 2018 with seeds from a seed swap, we were interested to see how this grew. Wow, a heavy cropping large round tomato comparable to beefsteak tomatoes, … Continue reading

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Tomato Green Velvet

Small Green/Yellow Beefsteak Tomato with green flesh. Description Grown for the first time in 2018 with seeds from a seed swap, we were interested to see how this grew. It did quite well with a reasonable flavour and unusual colouring. … Continue reading

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Tomato Gazzi Yellow Egg

Medium Sized Yellow Plum Tomato. Description Grown for the first time in 2018 with seeds from a seed swap, we were interested to see how this grew. It did quite well with a reasonable crop, probably one of the first … Continue reading

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Tomato Darby Striped

Medium Sized Red and Yellow striped tomato with a rich flavour. Description Grown for the first time in 2018 with seeds from a seed swap, we were interested to see how this grew. We were very pleased. A early/mid season red/yellow … Continue reading

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Tomato Taiko

Small Yellow Plum shaped tomato on an Indeterminate vine. Description Grown for the first time in 2018 with seeds from a seed swap, we were interested to see how this grew. We probably didn’t give it a very good chance … Continue reading

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Tomato Halms Gelbe (Hahms Gelbe)

I’ve called this Halms Gelbe, but there is a good chance it is actually Hahms Gelbe and I’ve just mis-read the label on the packet (since discarded so I can’t check) Description One of the new 2018 cultivars and (in … Continue reading

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Polytunnel Vegetables

  We’re now into late May so the polytunnel is beginning to get planted up. Up until now, its been providing us with lettuces and swiss chard but the swiss chard is coming to an end so now the summer … Continue reading

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Bokashi Composting

I stumbled across this the other day. It’s an informative podcast about Bokashi Composting and it reminded me that I need to start my Bokashi up again. For those (many) of you who haven’t heard of Bokashi Composting, it’s an Asian … Continue reading

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When is it going to get warm?

I spent most of this morning transplanting my tomatoes from their seed pots up into individual pots. They need it to allow them to grow on faster but, I wondered when it was going to get warm. Those of you … Continue reading

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Recipe: Sweetcorn Chowder

This is a fantastic recipe. A rich and creamy soup that’s quick and easy to make, using fresh or frozen ingredients. Its so quick, it’s not really worthwhile freezing, you can make it from scratch in the same time as … Continue reading

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