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In the Kitchen Garden with Mickey

Aug 3, 2019

Now that the howling winds have subsided, Mickey delights in her annual pruning, allowing fresh air and light to penetrate the soil. Episode 11 is filled with news of broad beans, purple peas, lettuces and kale,  oranges, lemons and clementines too. And Mickey shares some important insect net tips. 

Jul 6, 2019

With the passing of the winter solstice, the cool season’s veg gather
momentum. Mickey reflects on the dual requirements of a kitchen
garden: that of supplying the kitchen, as well as providing a feast 
for the eye. Balancing the two is the name of the game. 

Jun 1, 2019

Mickey battles the winds as she reviews the kitchen garden before the shortest day arrives. Produce still abounds as autumn leaves blanket the ground and Glenmore prepares for winter.  Instagram:

May 4, 2019

The roots of the spring garden explained when we began chasing the seasons together, were firmly sown this time last year. Mickey resurfaces after a wonderfully intense Easter weekend in the garden; digging, barrowing, planting and sowing for a repeat performance this year.  Instagram:

Apr 6, 2019

Where crop rotation and seed are centre stage, Mickey itches  to sow the rest of the root veg as the Kitchen Garden straddles the seasons; farewelling summer and heralding the autumn.  Instagram: