Garden inspiration comes in the form of Sugar Snaps and Strawberries, one of my favourite gardening books for establishing an edible garden.
Last year was our first attempt at growing our own produce. We had successes and failures, but it certainly hasn't put us off trying again. We will be doing some things differently, as we have learnt from experience.
French beans are one of my husband's favourite vegetables, so I've started a few plants in containers to give them a head start. The danger of frost has not passed yet, so they are currently in the cold frame.
I'm really excited about the prospect of home-grown rhubarb. I bought this plant last year, so I had to leave it a year to establish and not pick any fruit. I was worried that it had not survived the winter, as there was not a sign of it a couple of weeks ago, but look at it now! After the leaves started to appear, we treated it to some sheep manure and we can almost watch it growing. I'm dreaming of rhubarb crumble with a hint of orange....