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Garlic Dilemas

I have not had a lot of success with last years garlic.  But I am not really sure why. The year before I got a lot of large bulbs and they lasted really well. Last year I planted out some of the good ones I had grown the year before and I got only small bulbs.  They...
Back to the Garden

Back to the Garden

The rain finally seems like it is easing off.  We are still getting showers everyday but I decided it was time to get some more seeds sown and plants in the garden. I planted some seeds a few weeks ago but most of them rotted in the rain so I am having another go. I...
Banana & Berry Bread – Using Up The Stockpile

Banana & Berry Bread – Using Up The Stockpile

While doing my stockpile challenge I thought I had better start using up some of the 30 odd frozen bananas gracing my freezer.  I do not like bananas except in cake, yes I know I’m weird.  Anyway this is such an easy recipe that I got from a book from the...
A Sea Of Grass

A Sea Of Grass

I know many people out there are just praying for some rain but here we are praying the rain will stop.  To give you an idea of how wet it has been since the start of the year (65 days) we have had 47 inches/770mls of rain.  And most of that fell since January 24th...