A few packets of sunflower seeds has become several jars!
omething bit through all the french bean stalks right at the base! If they'd asked nicely we could have shared the beans...
As well as harvesting loads of produce from the garden, we are also thinking about the next crops…. here are a selection of seedlings which are all coming along nicely in the polytunnel…..
A great haul of carrots and courgettes today!
Our mixed bed of asturian tree cabbage and dazzling blue kale mysteriously isn't getting eaten by pigeons!
Fresh veg for the Tatchbury Manor farm shop. Next week the children are back so we'll be using most of our produce in our own kitchen again!
The carrots look like they're keen for the summer holidays to end so they can be eaten!
Achocha! This is a vigorous Andean climber which grows happily outdoors and provides up to 100 fruits per plant. Once cooked they are very similar to green peppers. The spines are soft and disappear with cooking.
So while the summer holidays mean that the Centre doesn't have any school children visiting, it is an opportunity for others to enjoy the produce from the Big Grow garden.... here is a selection from our garden on sale at the Tatchbury Farm Shop.
These caterpillars were tucking in to our sprouting broccoli.... sorry guys, but there's not enough to share with you!