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Rhubarb, salads and seeds.

Rhubarb is emerging from its Winter hibernation now and I am so looking forward to harvesting it, especially for Rhubarb and Ginger jam. This lot has been heavily mulched with manure so should give a good crop. The stools (root divisions of Rhubarb) were obtained from our friends Denis and Rita near Castlebaldwin last Spring. […]

Garden Work on a cold February Day.

So much rain has fallen here in the last week, the earth is saturated and unworkable. The Arigna river is in full flow trying to cope with all the water from the mountains. We can hear its rush from our back door. Still the Spring is progressing, Hazel and Willow catkins are out, days are […]