We eat a lot of vegetables, and since we’ve moved to the countryside we have been experimenting with what we can successfully grow ourselves. Over the summer, we grew Isobel onions from seed, and they were extremely flavoursome and a big success. We purchased a bag of Taylor’s Electric onions (a winter onion) from our local garden centre to get an early harvest next year.
Our first year of growing our own vegetables has been a mixed bag. The kale is still going strong as is the celery, and the lettuce is finally starting to fade. Our Isobel onions are now also ready and they’ve been fantastic. We grew them from seed, and only planted about a dozen as an experiment to see what grows well. We’ll definitely be planting a stack of these next year.