I have had a lot of fun in the Garden this year and in a way, it has been my therapy through a tough summer. Nothing like getting down and dirty and growing veggies for making you feel a bit better about yourself. Along the way I have learned some things and here is a list of 12 things I learnt from my garden this summer.
12 things I learnt from my garden this summer
I HATE SLUGS!!
I have learnt I officially hate slugs. They do nothing but ruin my lettuce and this year seems to have been a bumper year for them. Read all about my SlugWars here
Don’t be afraid to not grow every seedling you plant.
Tomatoes can be ripened indoors
Some Plants don’t like to be moved
- put plenty of organic matter into the soil.
- Try not to disturb the roots too much.
- Water it in and give it a feed
You will need to Puppy Proof your Garden
You only need two courgette plants for a family of four.
Don’t be afraid to try new Vegetables
Some things take longer to ripen than others
Cooking with Vegetables from your own garden is fun
- Tomato and Chilli Relish
- Easy Blackberry and Basil Jam
- Chorizo and Garden Vegetable Pasta
- Courgettes Recipes
Involving kids is great for getting kids to eat Vegetables
I found that the more my girls and my Niece had to do with growing vegetables the more they willingly ate. From Fresh Peas to even daring each other to try nasturtium leaves !! They tried everything in the garden.
Sometimes crops fail
I hope you enjoyed learning the 12 things I learnt from my garden this summer.
I may not have a big garden but I do love my little plot and learn from it constantly Did you learn anything this year from your garden?
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