The Sea Garden will be reopening its doors this week!
Yes, we shall be welcoming (hopefully) customers through the door once again at No. 3 River Street, on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings till the end of June, and depending on how busy we are, we will increase the hours accordingly through July and August.
It will be good to get back to a little bit of normality.....
June is the month when you begin to enjoy the fruits of your labours in the garden, and this week Mum and I have been eating the first of the new potatoes, broad beans and loganberries, and I have begun harvesting the lavender. To get the maximum benefit from the essential oil contained in the buds you must pick it before the flowers emerge, and hang the bunches up in a cool, dark place till they are fully dried out.
Wild strawberries have spread themselves quite liberally all over Mum's garden, and there is nothing tastier than the intense strawberriness of this tiny fruit. I love to sprinkle them over my cereals in the morning!
I gather that a lot more people are growing their own veg this year because of the lockdown, and that can only be a good thing.