C is for Carrot

My first year growing carrots on Plot 5 has been a success. The roots are generally a good size although some are on the small side because I forgot to thin some of the rows out. Still, they're lovely clean carrots and most importantly taste good. The variety is 'Autumn King' which is a favourite … Continue reading C is for Carrot

Blackberry Jam Recipe

The hedgerows have been laden with blackberries for weeks now, earlier than usual thanks to a super hot summer. I love to forage around our village which offers blackberries growing wild almost every corner I turn. My allotment sits right next to the mother of all blackberry patches just inside the community orchard, another reason … Continue reading Blackberry Jam Recipe