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Chervil

Chervil

Chervil (Latin Name: Anthriscus Cerefolium) is a winter hardy annual herb, and its leaves can be used fresh all-year-round. Chervil is very quick growing. It has a rich savoury taste which resembles caraway. Chervil prefers light, well drained soil. It
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Coriander

Coriander

Coriander Corriandrum Sativum is a hardy annual herb. The young leaves are often called ‘Cilantro’. Coriander is an annual herb, used for both its young leaves & the seeds. The seeds add an orangey flavour to meats. Coriander prefers light,
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There is still time to plant seeds!

There is still time to plant some vegetable seeds.  The weather has been relatively mild, and it may be worth covering a small section of the garden with plastic to keep the rain off, whilst you get the seeds bought!
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Giant pumpkin weighs in at over 30kg

Jenny Jones of Kidwelly won the pumpkin class at the Aberglasney Giant Vegetable Growing Competition, held on Sunday 16 October 2016.  The prize winning pumpkin weighed 30.6kg. i.e.66.5 lbs..  But this was not a world record! A pumpkin at the Giant
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Happy New Year!

Happy new year to you all! Let it be full of delicious veg……..but first make two new year resolutions. These are mine: 1. To go out and enjoy the garden this year; sit in it & chill out! 2. Not
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Early Potatoes

The Chef has dug some more early potatoes on the plot. He sent a photo with the caption “Two roots of spuds.Not a good yield”                   At least the plot has produced
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Leeks planted following early potatoes

The Chef has planted leeks on the Plot following early potatoes.                       The seed potatoes planted on 2nd April have produced delicious new potatoes which have been lifted from the
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The Chef has planted leeks on the Plot following early potatoes. leeks-in-plot The seed potatoes planted on 2nd April have produced delicious new potatoes which have been lifted from the Plot and eaten.  In their place the Chef has planted
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Plot Update 30 June

The Chef sent an update on his Plot dated 30 June. Everything is growing well – with a good variety of vegetables in the garden. potatoes – another root was dug today, with six new potatoes on it.  One had
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The Plot is Producing

The photo below shows how the Plot is producing.                 Three months after the Chef dug up his lawn he has a fantastic, promising vegetable garden. The small seed leaves, (called cotyledons), seen
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