Saturday, 25 December 2010

Christmas dinner

We thoroughly enjoyed having home-grown veg. with our dinner this year, especially as the ground has been frozen solid for over a month now. I know a lot of gardeners have been complaining that they can't get their crops out of the ground so, because we had a hard winter last year, I grew leeks and parsnips, etc. in containers in the greenhouse. Although the compost was frozen the veg. were easily broken out. We even managed a few limp lettuce leaves to put in our turkey sandwiches later in the day.

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