All posts tagged “in season

My garden in November

November is an endless competition between me and leaves! The two sycamores in my garden and the beautiful tulip tree next door rain down an endless golden brown confetti throughout the month. Growing up in the countryside, we’d make huge bonfires of dry leaves; the […]

In season at the end of the year

Winter is here, cold days and long nights. A time for warming comfort food; hot pots, roasts and plenty of soup. Luckily Britain has a great selection of vegetables available over the winter, so you can still get a good variety of flavours and vitamins […]

My garden in September

Autumn is starting to appear; her misty fingers pushing aside the hot haze of summer with cooler breezes and golden leaves. The garden has that slightly faded look after the dry end to the summer, but bright orange and red berries from the rowan tree […]

The Bounty of Autumn

Early autumn is traditional harvest time in Britain. Benefiting from the end of summer produce and the start of the winter crops as the weather turns cooler; autumn is one of the best times for tasty British fruit and vegetables. Plenty of summer vegetables will […]

Late summer delights: In season in July and August

Summer bounty in Britain is endless and varied. If you have your own garden or allotment, you are probably enjoying your hard work the most right now, and if you visit any farmers markets, you’ll find them overflowing with wonderful, colourful produce! Summer root vegetables […]

Early summer wonders: in season in May and June

Finally, the weather is warming up after a chilly spring, and with the sunshine comes the first of the summer produce. Spring greens are still aplenty, but added to these is a whole host of new vegetables. Asparagus season is in full swing, the delicate […]

In season in the spring

March and April: the joy of spring The first produce of spring is here! The vibrant green leaves of watercress and spinach and the melt in the mouth sweetness of tiny new potatoes always inspire me to eat more healthily. As the days grow longer […]