The Humble Turnip makes a Comeback

      A recent article in the Guardian would suggest that the humble turnip or (Neep / Stumshie) as it is known in Scotland is staging a comeback. Commonly the Swede or yellow turnip (Rutabaga) is what we refer to as “turnip” but the true turnip is a smaller, white root vegetable.

The Cherry Harvest

    At this time of year our fruits are starting to ripen and it has been a very good season for the dwarf cherry tree with over 10 Kilos of fruit picked over the last two weeks. Protecting the fruit from the birds is usually done by netting the tree, but it is just […]

Roadside Honesty

When travelling country roads one often comes across signs attached to gateposts or propped against trees proclaiming “fresh fruit and veg” as well as many other delights such as free range eggs and honey. One such occasion was yesterday, for once a dry and mild Saturday, enabling us to take our dogs Buster and Charlie […]