Level 2 Water Restrictions: Watering guide

The beds with red signage are fallow. They only get watered on working bees to keep the soil alive We aim for watering being done twice per week for all planted beds Only water the garden before 10 am or after 4 pm Water the strawberry beds: turn on the distribution tap with the hose [more]

pickledcukes

Pickled Cucumbers

Thanks to Cornersmith for the lovely recipe:   Ingredients 2 kg (4 lb 8 oz) Lebanese (short) cucumbers (the smaller, the better)  2 tbsp salt 1 litre (35 fl oz/4 cups) white wine vinegar 220 g (7¾ oz/1 cup) caster (superfine) sugar ½ tsp turmeric 2 small brown onions, thinly sliced 3 tsp brown mustard seeds [more]