Saturday, 29 December 2012

Sage for soup

We braved the persistent wind and rain to visit the plot today.


We only needed to pick a handful of sage leaves and drop off some kitchen waste for the compost bin. I used my new pot (thanks Carolyn!), ingeniously made from a plastic drinks bottle, to hold the sage leaves.

The sage is to be joined by the remainder of the chestnuts for soup a la Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall's Veg Everyday book - another Christmas pressie (thanks James!).

The sprout cage had done its usual trick and was at a jaunty angle, so we re-secured it but its on it's last legs. It's been useful but it's just not strong and sturdy enough; the home-made cages made from the blue water pipe are more resilient.

2 comments:

  1. I luv the colourful plastic container. The blue water pipes are certainly useful as cloche supports. I have shorter lengths of it, currently languishing behind my shed, ready for use next season. Happy New Year.

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  2. You're much tidier than us! We haven't cleared up ready for next year yet - waiting for the rain to stop was maybe too hopeful!

    Happy New Year to you! Looking forward to more exploits from you in 2013!

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