Thursday, 10 June 2010

Onions, Gnomes, Broad Beans & more.....

The Onions on plot 121 are coming along very nicely

Potty the Gnome is happily standing guard outside my shed & greenhouse.


Even my carrots are doing well this year - I have planted these in between onions to deter carrot root fly, or to try to at least!


And I have a baby Cucino Cucumber that's nearly ready to munch on!




The courgettes are coming along

And the Broad Beans are ready for picking



So that's exactly what I did! Broad Bean and Bacon Risotto tonight! Mmmmm

3 comments:

Damo said...

Wow well done you're way ahead of me!

Allotment Blogger said...

I've been picking broad beans, peas and even my first strawberries this week - which is three weeks later than last year! Your courgettes are ahead of mine and my cucumber isn't even flowering yet.

Ali said...

I think we are about 2 to 3 weeks ahead of the North and at least a month behind ourselves on this time last year. I now have had 2 full meals from our B Beans, gave one portion away (to be returned when my neighbours B Beans are big enough) and 2 batches are in the freezer. Planting #2 has baby beens and planting #3 is still at the infancy/flowering stage. I must say though that my Pre Xmas planting did get less Blackfly than #2 & #3 which where planted in March / April !!