Blackberry Dreams

The hot weather we had at the beginning of June this year seems to have had an almost magical effect on fruit and vegetables. The British produce in my local fruit and vegetable shop has been fantastic and in abundance. Bags and bags of ruby red tomatoes, slender, crisp asparagus and the juiciest raspberries I’ve…

1st Year Allotment Preparations

Having accepted the allotment plot that no-one else wanted we’ve spent the last 6 months cleaning it out and preparing for our first summer as allotment owners.