Tag Archives: rhubarb

Strawberries! And be a sparkling cordial host

By | June 15, 2016

Why are strawberries called strawberries? Strawberries planted back in April are starting to swell now. Soon they’ll be ready to eat. But before they get to that mouth-watering bright-red-all-over-stage and the weather is warm and they are at their most delicious, the plants need a little more care and attention. Especially if they’re in the… Read More »

Plant for fruit from your garden

By | May 15, 2016

Plant for fruit from your garden – rhubarb! Not a fruit, but we eat it as a fruit, rhubarb is celebrated in Wakefield, the centre of England’s ‘Rhubarb Triangle’, in a February Rhubarb Festival. Plant now for fruit from your garden and grow tender stems for crumbles and pies. Rhubarb is easy to grow and… Read More »