Harvesting

L is for lettuce

December 17, 2018 // 1 Comment

OK, it was as easy as A-B-C up to now, but now we have to start jumping around in the alphabet. The seasons just don’t produce fruits and vegetables in alphabetical order! [...]

C is for carrots

November 8, 2018 // 17 Comments

In autumn, a while before we departed on our two-month trip through Europe, we sowed a lot of carrot seeds. In fact, we sowed all the carrot seeds we had collected from the [...]

B is for beetroot

November 1, 2018 // 18 Comments

I would have to look it up in a very lengthy spreadsheet, but somewhere in autumn we sowed a lot of beetroot seeds in beds V and W at homeland. Well those guys are now [...]

A is for Artichoke also

October 25, 2018 // 6 Comments

A while ago I wrote a post about how we moved the artichokes from the vegetable beds to the citrus “orchard”, a) because we needed the space in the vegetable beds, and [...]

Happy New Year!

January 2, 2018 // 0 Comments

Happy New Year! May your fruits and vegetables grow abundantly, may your soil be healthy, may you have good rains, may the pests be few and most of all, may you be blessed [...]

Extending the olive branch

July 10, 2017 // 1 Comment

A few weekends ago, we learnt how to make olive oil the old-fashioned biblical way. No fancy machines, no stainless steel drums, no centrifugal presses. Just us, our great [...]