Last month, my friend Camilla and I had the privilege of going to see Wonderwool, the wool festival at the Showground near us. It really was wonderful! Continue reading
This expression now seems ambiguous, even ironic, but we should rethink in the light of new research – which will affect the way we eat, share food and run a B&B. Continue reading
Winter can feel sad in the potager at Tyrannell. Growth is slow and the harvest is largely restricted to the hardier brassicas and roots. However, there beneath the snow the land cress is quietly thriving, along with lambs lettuce. Continue reading
Buying the best and making the most of it is kinder to the environment, the animals and plants within it, the producers and us, the consumers. Continue reading
I love to produce food for the family, friends and guests from the potager at Tyrannell, and this year have been growing some very special salads. Continue reading
Two of the things for which we are becoming famous – if that does not sound immodest – are our baking and our preserves.
I promised, in the salad article, to blog about home made liquid fertiliser.
When growing hungry crops, especially those where the edible part is the fruit such as tomatoes, courgettes, cucumbers and aubergines and particularly if you are growing in a pot, you will almost certainly need to use a liquid fertiliser to sustain your plants and produce fine harvests. Continue reading