Planting / Plantation Seeds / Les graines

Growing Sweet Peas / Faire pousser les pois de senteur

Version en français en bas de la page … Sweet Peas Sweet peas, which come in either dwarf varieties or those that grow up to 2.5 metres tall, are grown as named or mixed varieties. They are famous for their scent and colour. The header picture shows a variety called Spencer (Lathyrus odoratus), one the […]

Autumn / automne Planting / Plantation Seeds / Les graines

Saving tomato seeds / Comment garder des graines de tomate

If you grow old varieties of tomatoes it’s a good idea to save the seeds in the Autumn. The interesting thing about old varieties of tomatoes is that they are not predictable croppers nor necessarily ‘pretty’ BUT the taste is so much better than the standard tomatoes bought in the supermarkets. It is also likely […]