Kitchen Garden

THE CULTIVATED PLOT: ONWARDS & UPWARDS!

Last May turned out to be something of a battle between heart and head. Do I press on with sowing and planting up every available piece of cultivated ground to hasten those eagerly anticipated first harvests, or pause and reflect for a while? Do I need paths for access, where will the water barrels go, where will runner beans thrive, how can I get a quart into a pint pot(!)?

With my garden designer hat on, it was not a

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