DELICIOUS FRUITS AND VEGETABLES TO ENJOY DURING JULY…

Here is a list of some lovely fruit and vegetables in season for the month of July…

Vegetables to harvest or buy

  • Beetroot
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Courgettes and summer squash
  • Cucumbers
  • Fennel
  • French beans
  • Lettuce and other salad leaves
  • New potatoes
  • Peas and mangetout
  • Radish
  • Runner beans
  • Tomatoes
  • Spinach
  • Spring onions
  • Shallots

Some delicious fruits to enjoy in July include…

  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Cherries
  • Currants
  • Gooseberries
  • Loganberries
  • Raspberries
  • Tayberries

If you head over the National Trust Website they have lots of interesting things to read including Talking About New potatoes from Jersey or further afield appear on supermarket shelves very early in the year, but most British new potatoes, especially those grown at home, only come into their own now. Planted in March or April, new potatoes do best if they receive plenty of rain during May and June while their tubers are swelling.

They have some great gardening tips plus some amazing July recipes which include Potato, Pepper & Courgette Curry, Greek Salad, Peacamole, which if you haven’t heard this before is a tasty twist on guacamole, try this delicious green dip made from peas. Fall in love with this refreshing recipe, that’s an easy way to get everyone eating more vegetables.

Other recipes include delicious Cheese & Tomato Muffins (which are to die for) and Pickled Raddish & Vegetable Stew.

Lavender Kitchen Scrub — Sherborn Lavender

More spring cleaning tips…… Ground Lavender and Baking Soda mixed and away we go! When it comes to lavender, not just the buds are fragrant – the leaves and stems are too – so I like to grind them up to make this scouring powder – you hands will thank you too… 123 more words

Lavender Kitchen Scrub — Sherborn Lavender