|Purple Sprouting Broccoli this year|
I am fast running out of veg to eat from the garden. It is getting to that 'hungry gap' stage now - there are only a couple of small Savoy Cabbages left, the Spring Cabbage is still not ready and there is no sign of any stems on the Purple Sprouting Broc. yet.
|Savoy Cabbage last winter|
My planning for winter wasn't as good as last year - otherwise I would still have had plenty left. No January King cabbage, no Brussels Sprouts. The Scarlet Kale hasn't produced as much leaf as last year and the Cavolo Nero is, quite frankly, pathetic.
|Scarlet Kale last winter|
It is hard to judge just how much leafy veg you need over the winter months and I thought I had planted enough - I grew several varieties of broc from early to late varieties, but something has gone wrong with the plan - the so-called early varieties just haven't produced anything yet
|January King Cabbage last winter|
|cabbage leaf in close up|
The weather seems to have taken its toll on my brassicas this year, the cabbage are a lot smaller than last year and not anywhere near as leafy as they should be - come on Elaine, get your act together - you can do better than this. There, that's me ticked off.