Kitchen Garden

THE CULTIVATED PLOT: TRIALS & TRIUMPHS

Just when we were thinking that everything on the plot was looking rosy, nature decided to bite back to show us who’s really in charge. We were returning from a trip to Wales and found ourselves driving down a swollen river where there used to be a dual carriageway. Wheelie bins were floating down the road, our neighbour’s freezer was floating in the cellar and a vicious hail storm had pulverised anything soft and green. To add insult to shredded lettuce injury, the Bourne stream at the top

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