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Kitchen gardener for the Darsham Nurseries Cafe. Seedaholic. Grower and lover of food and flowers.

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Reasons to be cheerful – The Potager February 2016

Even on a cold crisp mid February morning, the Potager still has some gems to reward us for all our hard work in 2015.

Cauliflower 'Violetta'...finally

Cauliflower ‘Violetta’…finally

The ridiculously photogenic 'Cavelo Nero'

The ridiculously photogenic ‘Cavelo Nero’

Nestled happily with red mustard.

Nestled happily with red mustard.

Kale equally charming with green mustard.

Kale equally charming with green mustard.

The intricate beauty of Mustard ' Southern Giant'

The intricate beauty of Mustard ‘ Southern Giant’.

 A early offering from Artichoke 'Naylor'

A early offering from Artichoke ‘Naylor’

The healthy new growth of Artichoke 'Violet de Provence'

The healthy new growth of Artichoke ‘Violet de Provence’

Rich and roselike 'Grumolo  Rosso' Radicchio.

Rich and roselike ‘Grumolo Rosso’ Radicchio.

The always stunning Radicchio 'Castelfranco'.

The always stunning Radicchio ‘Castelfranco’.

A sea of Spring Onions.

A sea of Spring Onions.

 

Thankfully the new seed sowing season is nearly upon us.
Shortly in the polytunnel we will be sowing :
Spring Onions for the Summer harvest
Onions for the Autumn harvest
Retail packs of Broad Beans and Kale
Chard
Kale
Leeks
Kohl Rabi
Chives
Fennel
Early Summer lettuces
Radishes undercover for a early crop
Hardy Annuals such as Calendulas, Sweetpeas and Salvias.

I can’t wait.

limegarden@sky.com • 14th February 2016


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1 Comment on Reasons to be cheerful – The Potager February 2016

Ann @Ann Edwards Photography said : Guest Report 2 years ago

... and you grew them all from seed! Bring on the new season at Darsham Nurseries!

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