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
The Chef planted some climbing beans in the plot on 22 May. Today the beans are now climbing up the wigwam he constructed out of bamboo canes. The Chef has chosen to plant the variety Cobra.(affiliate link) These french beans are
The beetroot that was sown in the Plot 14 days ago is just emerging. The variety sown was Bulls Blood. The leaves of this variety are as valuable as the beet. The leaves can be eaten in salads, and are
The Vivaldi Potatoes that were planted on 30 April have emerged in the Plot. The stems will grow and the new leaves will get bigger, producing what is known as the haulm. The Chef planted the Maris Bard
Frost is forecast and threatens to spoil the potatoes in the plot. So the Chef covered his potatoes with fleece tonight. This will trap the warm air that is around the potatoes and act as a barrier against the frost.