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
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
Three packets of seed will see you in salad leaves all summer long, and six will give you enough for all your family garden parties and picnics too.
Have you ever, in a hurry or wanting to serve a pretty salad to your guests, bought a supermarket bag of rocket or lambs lettuce and felt sad and guilty soon afterwards? The expense, the packaging, the tiny quantity and the sodden, decaying mess even hours later betray the mean commercialism of the product. However, help is at hand. Continue reading