Many Hans make light work, as the German electrician joke goes. There was a lot of standing around, staring at trees down by the great and the good.
Author : burnvine
Penny has spent a lot of time planning the orchard which, once established, will be available to all Society members to pick fruit. Penny, along with many volunteers, keeps the area clear and the trees in good condition.
There was a good turnout at Vinery Road on Sunday March 31st and the weather favoured us with warm sunshine for the rededication of the Trevor Taylor Pavilion. Built about sixteen years ago, the Pavilion provides storage and refreshment facilities for Vinery tenants. It was named in honour of Trevor for his many years of […]
This soup recipe is a starting point guide: you could use other types of squash and add other crops such as carrot (we do). Also you can use the quantities that you have harvested. It will always be a tasty warming soup, BUT sometimes it will turn out especially delicious, so enjoy! Ingredients Method
A good time to get rid of all the summer left-overs, before winter set in.
Joan Bullock-Anderson writes: For anyone unfamiliar with quince, it’s a hard fruit related to the pear. You can’t eat it raw, but it cooks up very nicely into a jelly or a paste (the latter is especially popular in Spain, where it is known as membrillo and often paired with their sheep’s milk cheese, Manchego). […]
Only a month on from the last one, but what a difference in weather. Wrapping up warm and working hard was the order of the day. And eating and drinking a lot.
A new event this year, flying flags – homemade and bought, serious and funny – ready for the summer party.
There’s always so much to do. Fortunately, there’s always a lot of willing volunteers to get it done. And to enjoy some communal downtime on a glorious day.
Joan B-A writes: When I first took on a plot at Burnside in September 2012, it was all I could do to crank out a few carrots, broad beans, onions, radishes, beetroot and parsnips. Even peas were completely beyond me in the first year as I couldn’t keep pace with whatever was munching the seedlings. […]