As part of the Land Centre network (http://www.permaculture.org.uk/land), we've just been up north to Manchester and Salford to see some amazing projects, meet up with other Land Centre people, share juicy knowledge of permaculture and think about the International Permaculture convergence which will be happening in London in September 2015. One of the places we … Continue reading Biospheres, aquaspheres, forests and food
We have reintroduced the melon into Peckham......Watermelon 'Sugar Baby', seeds courtesy of Lidl. http://www.southwark.gov.uk/info/200159/history_of_southwark/1034/southwarks_historic_villages/4
Went away for 3 weeks and everything had doubled in size by the time I got back! Lettuce and courgettes are coming on a treat, although most of the tomatoes remain stubbornly green... This week's harvest included: yellow zucchini, chantenay carrots, french & runner beans, cinammon basil, some beautiful heritage cucumbers (thanks Annina!) and a handful … Continue reading Grown in Peckham: Summer harvesting
It's elder time! - try straight from the tree.
This is a delicious fruit once ripened and frosted. This beautiful specimen is found in Chumleigh Gardens.A native of china and japan see link for more info.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Persimmon