From Garden to Plate

Follow my pathetic and slightly comical adventures in beginner level gardening.

Prosecco Apple Butter – The Recipe

I made a pretty bloomin’ good apple butter the other day (even if I may say so myself…!) Anywho, if you are in to apples, or prosecco, or jam making, or happen to have a truck-load of apples kicking about, then this, my friends, is for you! We have an ancient apple tree in the […]

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The Enormous Turnip (Stack)

Once upon a time, there was a woman with a child, the child had read ‘The Enormous Turnip’ and wanted, very much, to grow turnips of her own. The woman, without thinking, agreed to this. Now here is the tale of what they did with ALL THOSE DARN TURNIPS! We picked turnips, quite a lot […]

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The redcurrants are coming!

I was pretty excited to see that the redcurrants have started the turn pink. Last year, we had a mega bumper crop of redcurrants. I’m hoping that this year, we will do as well, if not better. Even as a total novice (and a bit useless) gardener, I’ve got to say that redcurrants are pretty […]

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Attempting the ‘Good Life’

Deep down, somewhere, inside all of us is a provider, a nuturer, a grower… a gardener – at least, this is what I HAVE to believe! When we relocated back to Sussex, we took on my Grandma & Grandpa’s garden. I say Grandma & Grandpa, but it was most definitely my Uncle Joe’s garden. It […]

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