Tag: Seasonal vegetables

Rhubarb March 2018

Rip roaring rhubarb

Rhubarb seed sown in the spring of 2017 germinated and the resultant seedlings were set out in the south facing market garden area. These rootstocks, dormant through the…

Pumkin patch

May to October

The Pumpkin patch in the demonstration garden has come to fruition. The large flat seeds were sown into containers in May. Through the season the trailing growth produced…

Jobs for autumn in the edible garden

I don’t feel quite ready yet to think about autumn tasks in the garden but all the evidence suggests that summer is coming to an end. I had to clear fallen leaves from some of…

August; sowing seeds and harvesting crops

We are busy harvesting early potatoes, broad beans and peas, salads, onions, garlic and beetroot. One of the great skills of vegetable growing is to keep your plot…

Summer harvest from the garden, and hedgerow

I’ve been away on holiday for two weeks and was eager to get back to see how the edible garden was looking. I was very pleased to find…

Edible Edinburgh, Breakfast at the Botanics

Wednesday was a beautiful sunny morning, just perfect for an early morning breakfast at the Botanics. Our Edible Edinburgh event took place as part of the Festival of…